January 20, 2023

Learning from the Source: Perceptions & Roles of American Women

Enduring understanding Time, place, and culture influence our perspectives on people and issues. Essential question How have perceptions of women in America and their roles in society evolved over time? Lesson prep Review and read all primary sources. Prepare primary sources for online or paper analysis. Have packs of sticky notes (three different colors) available. Lesson plan Divide students into three or six groups and instruct each group complete one of the … [Read more...]

Guided Primary Source Analysis: Science & the Suffragettes

Zoom into the top half of this newspaper page that contains only the article's headline and subhead and photos and captions. Based on this information, explain the points you think the newspaper article will discuss. Now read the article. What is the main point, or claim, of the article. List the arguments the author makes and the evidence he cites to support his claim. Read about the history of the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Explain why you think the author's audience would have believed … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: Woman Suffrage

PSN curated primary source collections Jane Addams Susan B. Anthony Carrie S. Burnham Lucretia Mott Emmeline Pankhurst Alice Paul Elizabeth Cady Stanton Mary Church Terrell Sojourner Truth Ida B. Wells Congress Approves 19th Amendment Picketing for Suffrage Seneca Falls Convention Woman’s Rights Conventions Library collections Carrie Chapman Catt Papers Anna E. Dickerson Papers By Popular Demand: “Votes for Women” Suffrage … [Read more...]

Primary Source Learning: Women’s Road to the Vote

Don't miss these great woman suffrage teaching resources using Library of Congress primary sources! Woman suffrage source set & teaching guide Lesson plans Around America to Win the Vote The Fight for Women’s Rights Going Gaga Over Suffrage The Importance of Voting Learning from the Source: Tactics in the March to Suffrage Literature Links: Predicting & Inferring about Woman Suffrage Predicting & Inferring with Primary Sources & Literature Primary … [Read more...]