Women's History Month

March 12, 2019

Through a quiz and discussion, students consider quotes by women activists, from Helen Keller to Aretha Franklin. 

March 6, 2018

Looking for engaging activities for Women’s History Month? Here’s our collection!  

January 22, 2017

Students hear and discuss excerpts from President Trump's inaugural speech, and discuss the Women's March on Washington and its sister marches across the world.  

March 20, 2015

Through reading, discussion, and small group activities, students learn about three relatively unknown women in the civil rights movement: Diane Nash, Virginia Durr, and Claudette Colvin.    

March 7, 2015

This brief activity marks Women's History Month by exploring a key phrase in the women's movement during the 1960s and 70s. Also see this Women's History Month activity.   

February 15, 2015

This brief activity focuses on the African American girl who refused to give up her seat on the bus, months before Rosa Parks touched off the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott. Please also see the segment about Colvin in this Teachable Moment lesson.  

March 12, 2014

Students learn about Women's History Month and International Women's Day, consider people who have had an impact on them and what makes a leader, and learn about some women who have made a difference in the world.

March 5, 2011

Students think about women they admire, learn about African leader Maathai, and discuss the Peter Gabriel song Shaking the Tree.