This original activity by Primary Source is intended to help students understand the changing role of women during WWII. Students are asked to analyze an image of a female riveter, then study the lyrics of the song, "Rosie the Riveter" to describe the social and economic changes occurring for women and the U.S. in general during wartime. This lesson incorporates high quality primary sources. Please be sure to rate this activity when you use it! We really appreciate your feedback.
•This activity can be used as a formative assessment
•This activity can be completed individually or in pairs
•This activity works well in an interactive notebook
•This activity is compatible with the Common Core Standards
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