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Ch 2: Women's Suffrage Lesson Plans & Resources

About This Chapter

Refer to this chapter to find engaging and creative ideas to teach your history students about women's suffrage and related topics. Each lesson plan outlines activities and offers corresponding lessons that can spark class discussions and allow students to further explore these subjects.

Women's Suffrage Lesson Plans & Resources - Chapter Summary

This chapter is a great tool if you're looking for a different approach to teach your elementary history students about the development of women's rights and figures who played important roles in the fight for these rights. You can find outlines of classroom activities and ideas for extended projects that will help your class learn about women's suffrage and key leaders like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.

Boost your current materials with video and text lessons that give your students more insight into these people and events. Lesson plans provide sample questions you can use to generate class discussions that can clarify information and could cover details not addressed in your current syllabus.

How It Helps

  • Activities or games: Describes creative ways your students can learn about women's suffrage and rights, from group art projects to creative writing activities.
  • Class discussion questions/topics: Suggests topics for class discussions that can encourage class participation and improve student understanding.
  • Additional resources: Offers video and text lessons that could extend studies of these history topics beyond current texts and other classroom materials

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning women's suffrage lessons easy.

  • Use lesson plan outlines for specific women's suffrage topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your US history class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related women's suffrage lessons with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important aspects of women's suffrage.
  • Engage your students with relevant women's suffrage-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

8 Lessons in Chapter 2: Women's Suffrage Lesson Plans & Resources
Women's Rights Lesson Plan for Elementary School

1. Women's Rights Lesson Plan for Elementary School

The Women's Rights Movement was a time in United States history when many women were fighting to get more rights. In this lesson, your students will learn about the history of the Women's Rights Movement.

Women's Suffrage Lesson Plan for Elementary School

2. Women's Suffrage Lesson Plan for Elementary School

What do your students know about women's suffrage? This lesson plan includes a text lesson that includes definitions, facts, and a timeline, an activity to give students context, and a game to help them remember details.

Susan B. Anthony Lesson Plan

3. Susan B. Anthony Lesson Plan

Teach your students about Susan B. Anthony with this lesson plan. Students will read a text lesson that explains Anthony's involvement with women's suffrage and other rights, then discuss and apply concepts in active ways before taking a quiz to test understanding.

Who Was Susan B. Anthony? - Women's Rights Facts & Significance

4. Who Was Susan B. Anthony? - Women's Rights Facts & Significance

This lesson discusses the life and work of Susan B. Anthony. Learn more about her fight for women's rights, including the fight for women's suffrage, and then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Lesson Plan

5. Elizabeth Cady Stanton Lesson Plan

Teach your students about Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Students will read a text lesson that explains Stanton's role with women's rights, ask and answer questions, and apply learning to an activity to increase comprehension of concepts.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Women's Rights Facts & Accomplishments

6. Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Women's Rights Facts & Accomplishments

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of most important women's rights activists of the 1800s. Read about her key contributions in the struggle for American women's right to vote, own property and have equality in marriage.

Seneca Falls Convention Lesson Plan

7. Seneca Falls Convention Lesson Plan

Students will learn about the objectives and impact of the Seneca Falls Convention. They will expand on this by analyzing the Declaration of Sentiments as a primary document.

Women's History Month Activities

8. Women's History Month Activities

In the United States, March is known as Women's History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions women have made to the nation's history and the barriers they have had to overcome. This resource provides activity ideas for K-12 students.

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