Women’s History Teaching Ideas, Lesson Plans, Printables, Activities


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Moment in History: A Writing Project 
“A Moment in History” is a project in which your students write about an historic event  or a moment during an event  from the perspective of a famous woman who was there. These fictional accounts can be read by students to one another, and then discussed within the classroom.
Grade Level(s): 3-5, 6-8

Teaching With Documents: Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment 
Shows a copy of the Petition to U.S. Senate by Women Voters Anti-Suffrage Party. Includes teaching activities, related lessons, standards correlations, and more.
Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-12

Uncommon Soldiers: Women During the Civil War
Take a new look at the Civil War by focusing on the women who fought and died for their country.  
Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-12

Women During World War II (5-12)
An activity to help students learn about history made by the women of their hometowns.  
Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-12

Women in Television Activity (5-12)
Students discuss how opportunities for women have increased, decreased, or stayed the same in the high power, high pay jobs such as director in the TV industry.  
Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-12

Women in the News Activity (5-12)
Every day for a month, students study the front page of their hometown newspaper to see how women are portrayed. 
Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-12

Women in World History Curriculum
15 activities for women’s history.  
Grade Level(s):  6-8, 9-12

Women Mathematicians
Biographies of women mathematicians.  
Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-12

Women’s Herstory
Online quiz, women’s history collage, teeny tiny book about women’s suffrage, the 19th ammendment, and more.  
Grade Level(s): 1-2, 3-5

Women’s History Activities (7-12)
A list of activity ideas for women’s history. 
Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-12

Women’s History Activities (K-6)
A list of activities to use for Women’s History month.  
Grade Level(s): K, 1-2, 3-5

Women’s History Month
Resource information about women’s history.  
Grade Level(s): 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

An Important Coin 
Students design their own coin using the Susan B. Anthony dollar for inspiration. Printable worksheet.  
Grade Level(s): K, 1-2, 3-5

Women in History Word Search Puzzles 
Features names of women in history. 
Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-12

Women’s History Month Activities and Resources for Kids 
Printables and other resources including quizzes, articles, women’s history timeline and more. 
Grade Level(s): K, 1-2, 3-5 

Pathfinder for Women’s History
List of bibliographic resources related to women’s history at Archives Library and Information Center. 
Grade Level(s): K, 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

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