This Knowledge Set explores how women around the world have challenged social constraints and worked to promote equal rights.
Target Grades & Subject(s): Grades 6-8; English-Language Arts, History
- Students will analyze details to better understand the character and actions of people who have worked to promote equal opportunities and rights for women. (CCSS RI.3)
- Students will use evidence from a text to infer and draw conclusions about public attitudes toward women during specific time periods and in different settings. (CCSS RI.1)
Before Teaching this Set
- Post three sheets of chart paper, each titled with one of the following terms: Suffragists, Scientists, and Activists. Define each term and ask students to brainstorm names to add to each sheet. As students are reading the texts in this set, encourage them to continue adding names to these lists.
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