Proposed on June 4, 1919, it took more than a year for the 48 states to ratify the 19th Amendment, which became law when the Secretary of State announced the completion of the ratification process on August 26, 1920, officially giving women in the U.S. the right to vote.
Students apply their knowledge of new vocabulary to further their understanding of the text. With moderate preparation and further research of topic-related resources, this lesson can be modified and reu
Students write free-verse acrostic poems about themselves using the letters of their names to begin each line.
By "becoming" a character in a novel they have read and making lists from that character's perspective, students analyze the character while also enriching their vocabulary.
In this unit, students are required to identify the rhetorical strategies in a famous speech and the specific purpose for each chosen device.
Analyzing Famous Speeches as Arguments: Background Information for Teachers
Paint a vivid picture in your reader's mind with good descriptive writing! Artwork provides the perfect starting point for practicing descriptive writing that conveys color, shape, line, and mood.
This lesson introduces students to censorship and how challenges to books occur.
This strategy guide will help you choose text that is appropriate for close reading and to plan for instruction that supports students' development of the habits associated with careful, multi-engagement reading of literary prose and poetry.
In this classroom project, students and the teacher produce a class book through a group-writing activity, focusing on a basic before-during-after sequence of events.
This guide provides teachers with strategies for helping students understand the differences between persuasive writing and evidence-based argumentation.
This helpful tool will give your students the opportunity to edit their own writing and then observe as their peers edit the same work.
In this episode, you'll hear about a variety of feminist books for teens-including works of realistic fiction as well as fantasy, biography, historical fiction, and satire.
Students read and discuss an editorial written by Frederick Douglass and then write the opening editorial for a contemporary publication devoted to a social cause important to them.
In this lesson students examine their prior knowledge about frogs, make predictions, and verify their predictions through research online.
Students write letters expressing personal views on issues like equal pay, equal education/employment opportunity, and gender roles--and receive these letters six years later.
This K-W-L Chart, which tracks what a student knows (K), wants to know (W), and has learned (L) about a topic, can be used before, during, and after research projects.
This lesson provides a basic introduction to literature circles, a collaborative and student-centered reading strategy.
In this strategy guide, you'll learn how to model how students can make three different kinds of connections (text-to-text, text-to-self, text-to-world).
Explore the accomplishments of women in U.S. history with your class by creating a scrapbook that highlights the accomplishments of famous American women.