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7 Ideas for Teaching Women's History Month

Drawing illustration of diverse women

Michelle Garratt, San Marcos High School

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GRADE LEVEL: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

COMMON CORE STANDARDS: Reading, Writing, Language, Speaking and Listening

In commemoration of Women’s History Month, this resource helps educators engage students in thinking broadly and critically about the experience of women and gender in all of its complexity. In highlighting the significant events as well as people that have made a substantial contribution to women’s experience, instruction should incorporate various elements of the curriculum including history, literature, politics, first-person experiences, the arts, and the struggle for equity.