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3 Activities to Celebrate Women’s History Month

As you plan ways to teach Women’s History Month, engage your students in activities to better understand the challenges women have historically faced and continue to face. The tireless spirit of countless women has helped realize remarkable achievements and led the progress toward improved gender equality. These efforts offer rich lessons for students to explore in the classroom, and the 3 Activities to Celebrate Women’s History Month offers a place to start. Here are three teaching ideas from it to celebrate women’s contributions for Women’s History Month.


1 | Declaration of Sentiments Close Reading


Lead students through a close reading of the Declaration of Sentiments. Reflect on what it reveals about the lives of women in the 19th century. Discuss what has changed since then and what remains the same. Take students even deeper by having them create their own declaration that identifies issues they feel are important to address toda