A chronology of the key events in the campaign for votes for women, with activities which promote deep thinking, discussion and justification, with a final written task. Students are asked to assess the effectiveness of both the suffragists and the suffragettes, before deciding which group had the most impact.
1. What connects the mystery images on Slide 1? They are all related to Votes for Women campaign
Top row L-R: smashing windows, 1913 Derby, chaining themselves to railings
Middle row L-R: blowing up Lloyd George's house, hunger strikes, arson
Bottom row L-R: force feeding, women's war work (canaries), traditional views on women's 'sphere'.
2. Match information cards to the images on Slide 2 in order to encourages closer reading
3. Arrange information cards chronologically, and move up or down depending on how likely each event was to win women the vote.
4. Complete version on paper (Slide 7)
5. Check learning with cake sharing activity
6. Written plenary