Learners investigate the changes of attitudes about Women's suffrage over the passage of time. They read a background on the fight for women's suffrage and its eventual success in the United States and also around the world.
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Women's History Wax Museum
Bring influential historical figures to life with a highly interactive and informative activity. Your class members will research important activists during the women's suffrage movement and then share what they have learned by role...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How Women Got the Vote: The Story of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt
Students participate in a simulation and compare and contrast the arguments for and against womens' right to vote. In this civil rights lesson, students simulate disenfranchisement of women by allowing only half of the class to vote on a...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Elizabeth Started All the Trouble
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a famous suffragette that paved the way for equal rights for women. Readers respond to before, during, and after reading questions based on her story. The resource is a great addition to a lesson plan during...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Suffrage Strategies: Voices for Votes
Students discuss the history and importance of voting. In this voting lesson, students research the women's suffrage movement and the methods used to change people's beliefs about suffrage for women. Students also create posters to...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Lucy Burns Photograph
If a picture is worth a thousand words, a primary source photograph is worth even more. With help from a video, examine a photograph and gain an in-depth look into the life and contributions of suffrage leader, Lucy Berns.
3 mins 3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What is Suffrage? Understanding the Right to Vote
Students discover one of the restrictions forced on women of the early 1900s. In this civil rights lesson, students investigate suffrage and why women were not allowed to vote in the early twentieth century. Students create a mock...
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts