March 19, 2017

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March is Women's History Month

Celebrate the vital role of women in American history with these tools

Grades 2-10

SheHeroes

Developed to empower girls (ages 8-14), this site shares everyday and famous females in sports, engineering, and more. Use the articles, videos, and discussion questions to encourage students to think about the issues women face in business and society.

Grades 4-12

Primary Source Sets

This collection of primary sources from the Library Of Congress is organized around key topics and themes in American History. Don't miss the links to Women's History and Women's Suffrage. Use the teacher's guides to facilitate deeper understanding.

Grades 6-12

WASP on the Web

Take your students back to WWII and introduce them to the WASPs: Women Airforce Service Pilots. A visual mind map highlights important terms and characteristics of these women. Educate students about the history of WASP with videos, games, and more.

Women Who Made History

Connect Women's History Month to Science, Cultures, and more

Grades 6-12

Women@NASA

This site includes more than 60 videos and essays from women at NASA. Learn about career options at NASA, read biographies about women currently or previously working at NASA, view videos, explore the blog, follow the Twitter feed, and use for research.

Grades 6-12

National Women’s Hall of Fame

Celebrate the contributions of women to society and view brief biographies of each of these women. Use this site for research projects during Women's History Month. Assign individuals (or small groups) a person to research and introduce to the class.

Grades 7-12

Women’s National History Museum

Take a virtual tour with the Online Exhibits tab. Explore the Education & Resources tab to find lesson plans, videos, interactives and more on topics including: Voting Rights, Olympics, Chinese American Women, Women in Film, and Female Journalists.

Grades 8-12

Jewish Women’s Archive

Take a walk in the shoes of Jewish women from America and around the world. View the Education tab to find primary sources, lesson plans, and teaching tools. Read the stories of many Jewish women. Challenge students to research and create presentations.

Civil Rights for All

Women fighting for equal rights

Grades 6-12

Not for Ourselves Alone

Introduce your students to Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. You will find lesson plans, primary documents, a photo gallery, and biographical information on this site. Brainstorm, with your class, some similar modern day women activists.

Grades 6-12

Civil Rights History Project

Video interviews share the personal stories of Civil Rights activists from the 1950s and 1960s and can enhance lessons about both Black History and Women's History. Our full review provides tips for ways to use this site in the classroom.

Grades 9-12

Women, Their Rights and Nothing Less

Navigate through the barriers of women's suffrage. Explore primary resources, an interactive timeline and map, lesson plans, and more. Share the interactive map or timeline on your whiteboard/projector and have students research the locations and times.

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