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.
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
Learn the idea behind creating such a celebration, and why it's observed in March.
Why study women's history? Because it approaches the past with a wide-angle lens, taking in a much wider vision of what was going on in any given time period.
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.