Women's History Month: A Collection of Teaching Resources
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
Celebrate Women's History Month with lesson plans and online activities that honor women who made a difference.
Unit Plans and Lesson Plans
An innovative unit plan for studying Amelia Earhart and practicing the step-by-step expository writing process.
Find language arts and social studies lessons based on Scholastic Encyclopedia of Women in the United States, by Sheila Keenan.
Celebrate Women’s History Month by studying five women who made a difference, from Sally Ride to Rosa Parks.
Brief biographies on women who left their mark on American history, including Eleanor Roosevelt, Alice Walker, and Georgia O'Keefe.
Sojourner Truth, Margaret Sanger, and other notable women share first-hand accounts and personal narratives of important historical events.
Delve into women’s history with this timeline documenting important events such as the Salem Witch Trials and the Equal Pay Act.
See a historical timeline of U.S. women's suffrage events from 1776, when New Jersey granted women the right to vote, to 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was signed into law.
The History of Women's History Month
Multicultural women's history tells the story of our nation's past from an expanded perspective. It does not rewrite history, but it does make very different judgments about what is important.
Since 1910, March 8 has been observed as International Women's Day by people around the world. That is why March was chosen to be National Women's History Month in the United States, declared as such by a biennial Joint Resolution of the U.S. Congress.
Read the text of the congressional resolution, passed by both the Senate and the House of Representatives, that designated the month of March as Women's History Month.