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Women's History Month

  • Women's History Month
    Grades 9-12

    March is Women's History Month! Invite students to explore key issues that women and girls around the world face with this wide-ranging collection, which includes lessons on important leaders in women's history, like civil rights activist Daisy Bates and Pakistani politician Benazir Bhutto.
  • Upstate, Downstate: The Women's Movement
    Grades 3-5

    What rights do women in the United States have today that they did not have in the 1800s? Offer students a lesson in women's history in this video lesson covering the right to vote, reform movements, and the Seneca Falls Convention!
  • Women's Suffrage
    Grades 9-12

    For Women's History Month, watch this Crash Course with your class as they learn about women's suffrage, women in the Progressive era, and the gains women made in the 30 years between 1890 and 1920!
  • The Civil War and Women's Role in Society
    Grades 7-12

    How did the Civil War impact women’s roles in society? This video collection and activity helps students learn about the struggle for women’s equality in the years leading up to the Civil War, during the war, and in its aftermath.
  • Women in the 19th Century
    Grades 9-12

    Crash Course gives students a lesson on women's history, focusing on how women transformed pre-Civil War America as they fought to improve prisons and schools and end slavery.
  • The Women's Movement
    Grades 5-12

    Invite students to explore the first two waves of the women's feminist movement, including the impact of such key figures as Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Betty Friedan, and Gloria Steinem, with "The Women's Movement" collection!
  • Alice Paul and Women's Suffrage
    Grades 9-12

    When America entered World War I in April 1917, most mainstream suffrage groups suspended their efforts. Not Alice Paul. Introduce students to the history-making suffragist leader with this lesson from American Experience.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Grades 3-7

    Celebrate Women's History Month with an exploration of activist, diplomat, and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt’s many national and international contributions!
  • Sojourner Truth
    Grades 3-7

    In honor of Women's History Month, introduce students to abolitionist and women's rights activist Sojourner Truth and the remarkable career of this persevering woman who lived up to her self-chosen name.
  • Fierce Women of Art
    Grades 6-12

    Highlight some fierce women of art, like Artemisia Gentileschi, Mona Hatoum, and Frida Kahlo, with this featurette from PBS Digital Studios' "The Art Assignment"!
  • Latino Women's Studies
    Grades 6-12

    Teach students about some of history's most revolutionary women, like Civil War Soldier Loreta Velazquez and painter Frida Kahlo, and how they challenged the status quo with this women's studies collection!

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