Women's History Month
Ready-To-Go Teacher Created Activities: Women's History Month
Tracing back to 1911, with the first International Women's Day, the importance of acknowledging the contributions and achievements of women have been celebrated during the month of March. Today the entire month of March is designated as Women's History Month. Below are just a few of the featured articles Lennections has which spotlight inspiring women. Celebrate Women's History Month with your students. Create a free account and search Women in the Ready-To-Go Publicly Shared Activities Bank.
What is Women's History Month?
Help your students answer the questions: "What is Women's History Month?" with this informative activity. A one page article followed by ten multiple choice questions provide a good introduction and the history to this month of reflection on women who have changed history.
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Famous Firsts: Amelia Earhart
Written at a Lexile level of 660, this mini biography and paired passage introduces students to Amelia Earhart, a pioneer leading women into the field of aviation and encouraging all people to work hard and follow their dreams.
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Betsy Ross & Sacagawea: The Women, The Legends
High school students discover the truth behind the legend of these American women that were so influential in molding the history of our country. Paired texts with extended response questions provide excellent practice for ELA online testing.
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Who Was Susan B. Anthony?
The thought of a woman running for President is very real to our students today. This hasn't always been the case. Women have had to fight for their political freedoms. Introduce your students to Susan B. Anthony, a leader in women's rights over 200 years ago. Your students will be singing along to the "Vote!" song, while reading about this historical heroine. Ten muplitple choice questions offer a great reading comprehension check.
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Rosie the Riveter
While many of our students are familiar with the face, they don't know the background of women entering the man dominated workforce during WWII. These paired articles explain the history of Rosie the Riveter, the female empowerment brought on by necessity, along with a personal interview from the real life Rosie, Naomi Parker-Fraley.
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