Women's Suffrage Teacher's Guide
Students read about the suffrage movement, research and respond to discussion questions, and write essays.
- Grades: 3–5, 6–8
Scholastic's Women's Suffrage unit allows your students to learn about the quest by women around the world to win the right to vote. Students will read background information while building their vocabulary skills. Students will also explore and analyze maps and dates as well as have a chance to make a personal connection by reading a firsthand account of a woman who voted for the first time in 1920.
- Discover the history behind women's suffrage
- Develop vocabulary related civics and citizenship
- Explore world and U.S. maps
- Draw conclusions about patterns in women suffrage dates
- Make personal connections to suffrage history
Lesson Plans for this Unit
Lesson 1: Women's Suffrage for Grades 1-2
Lesson 2: Women's Suffrage for Grades 3-5
Lesson 3: Women's Suffrage for Grades 6-8