Use this handout for students to learn about the contributions of women, especially for Women's History Month. There are extension activities and thought questions for students to answers. Updated for 2019, Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence."
1. Check out this Women's History Month Webquest: There are many women who have made contributions which have shaped our world. This webquest can be done at any time during the year.Each web question contains information on the women highlighted. Extension links/activities are included as is the key. Grades 4 and up. Here are the highlighted women in this web quest: Elizabeth Blackwell, Clara Barton, Amelia Earhart, Susan B Anthony,Sally Ride, Rosa Parks, Jane Goodall, Eleanor Roosevelt, Marie Curie, Sacagawea , Sonia Sotomajor and Katherine Johnson:Women's History Webquest. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/women-s-history-webquest-11148790
Reader's Theater Script: Revolutionary War Spies:Culper Spy Ring and Female Agent 355: Learn about women spies during the Revolutionary War! I really had fun developing this play! Female Spies during Revolutionary War: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/revolutionary-war-spies-a-visit-with-female-agent-355-culper-spy-ring-script-12076857
Bookmark Bios: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/bookmark-bios-women-in-modern-history-1700s-to-present-12012485
2. Women History: A Bundle of TEN Reader's Theater Scripts on Women in History: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/women-s-history-a-bundle-of-ten-reader-s-theater-scripts-12078379
I have lots of other Reader’s Theater Scripts on first ladies in my To Tell the Truth series.
Lady Bird Johnson
Mary Todd Lincoln
Additionally, I have READER'S THEATER SCRIPTS on Susan B. Anthony, Katherine Johnson, Rachel Carson, Marie Curie, Elizabeth Blackwell, Sacagawea, Amelia Earhart, Marian Anderson, Bessie Coleman, Joan of Arc, Sojourner Truth, Phillis Wheatley, Mary Anning, Caroline Herschel, Sophie Brahe, Hypatia, Hildegard of Bingen, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks ,Aida de Acosta and more. I also have a play on Revolutionary War Female Spies, Women who Fought in the Civil War and Women Pilots during World War 2 (WASP).
Please consider following me if you find this resource of value and I'd also appreciate as you look for resources to use with your students during the school year, that you might take a peek at my other resources(biographical plays on famous people in history, science and literature), internet activities, reading passages and more. Thank you. Gail Hennessey