Celebrate Women’s History Month With These 4 Teaching Resources
Posted by: Lucia Giacomantonio
March is Women’s History Month. To celebrate, we’ve pulled together a few resources shared by Edmodo educators that you can use to help engage students around the important contributions of women in our history.
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- Women’s Rights Movement in the U.S.
Discover the key events of the women’s rights movement in the United States with this timeline covering the years of 1848 to 1920. The timeline includes the famed women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, N.Y., the formation of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and the passage of the nineteenth amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote.
- Declaration of Sentiments by the Seneca Falls Convention
This free app created by StudySync provides a robust multimedia lesson centered around the Declaration of Sentiments by the Seneca Falls Convention (1848). Using the app, students can read the Declaration, view a video lesson modeling a student discussion of the text, and write a thoughtful response based on a writing prompt. Students can also participate in a peer review of their writing, with an accompanying rubric. A lesson plan is included.
- Important and Famous Women in America
The site offers a representative survey of some of the most important women in American history. The definition of a “famous woman” will vary between individuals, but there is no doubt that these women contributed importantly to the advancement of our society as well as the advancement of women in America.
- Bad Romance: Women’s Suffrage [Video]
If you’re looking for something that might catch your student’s attention, check out this parody music video of Lady GaGa’s Bad Romance that pays homage to Alice Paul and the generations of brave women who joined together in the fight to pass the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote in 1920.