This writing topic is designed to address the new common core standards that ask students to cite evidence from the text when writing. The writing prompt is listed below.
The texts titled “Women Pioneers” and “The Women’s Movement” both include events that occurred during the Women’s Right Movement of the early twentieth century.
Write an article for your school newspaper describing how pioneer women faced challenges to transform American history. In your article, be sure to describe in detail how the events led to the passing of the nineteenth amendment which gave women the right to vote.
This writing prompt also addresses the 4th Grade GLE: H-1C-E3
Describe democratic principles as exemplified by major historic events, for example: the Woman's Suffrage Movement.