March is Women’s History Month and March 8th is International Women’s Day. According to Wikipedia, the first International Women’s Day was in 1911. Women’s history Month provides teachers with the opportunity to have a variety of enriching activities that highlight famous women. For resources related to helping your language learners teach about famous events or people in history, check out our webinar recording, Teaching History to English Language Learners.
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- Check out this playlist to do a video lesson, Super Women of Our Past.
- You might also enjoy this playlist, Celebrate International Women’s Day.
- Also, check out this playlist, Celebrate Women’s History Month.
Lesson Ideas and Activities
- PBS has various film and curriculum highlighting famous women.
- Scholastic has various interactive lessons that highlight famous women and classroom projects.
- Teaching History features lesson plans and quizzes.
- The Library of Congress has various primary sources including newspapers and images.
- Read Write Think has a variety of interactives and lesson plans for students.
- The National Education Association has lesson plans for grades K to 12 supporting the 2017 theme, Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business.
- Here’s a list of quizzes for Women’s History Month.
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