Women's History Month

March 6, 2018
  Lessons on Women's History & Activism   Intersectionality: What Is It? How Can It Help Us? Students learn about the term "intersectionality," and consider what role it played in the 2017 and…
January 22, 2017
Introduction   Several historic events have happened over the past several days: On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald Trump was sworn in as the U.S.’s 45th president.  One day later, hundreds of…
March 20, 2015
Objectives: Students will Share knowledge about women in the civil rights movement Study the work of three relatively unknown women in the civil rights movement Learn about the trajectory of…
March 7, 2015
What does the phrase 'the personal is political' mean? Write on the board or say:  "The personal is political." Ask students:   What do you think this term means? Chart students’ responses.…
February 15, 2015
"I felt like Sojourner Truth was pushing down on one shoulder and Harriet Tubman was pushing down on the other, saying, 'Sit down girl!' I was glued to my seat."    The Montgomery, Alabama,…
March 12, 2014
Objectives Students will: Learn about Women's History Month and International Women's Day Name people who have had an impact on them personally, on their communities and on the country Name the…
March 5, 2011
Objectives Students will:   Talk about the women they admire in their lives and why Be introduced to the idea of International Women's Day Hear the story of Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai…