Did you know that First Lady Hillary Clinton was the first First Lady to become a senator of New York? She was also the first woman to get the nomination ,from a major party(Democratic),to run for President of the United States. Hillary won the 2016 popular vote by several million but lost in the Electoral College to Donald Trump. Did you know that Florence Harding was the first woman to be able to VOTE for her husband in a presidential election? Did you know that Eleanor Roosevelt was called the " First Lady of the World"? Learn about the contributions of some of our first ladies with this fun and informative webquest. Updated to include Dr. Jill Biden.
For grades 4 and up
Other resources you may find of interest:
1. Learn about the White House with 10 informative web questions, comprehension and discussion questions and several extension activities.Learn about the White House, A Webquest
2. Do your female students ask why more women aren't mentioned in history books.Each web question contains lots of informational text on 10 women who have made contributions to our world. Elizabeth Blackwell,Clara Barton,Amelia Earhart,Susan B Anthony,Sally Ride,Rosa Parks,Jane Goodall,Eleanor Roosevelt,Marie Curie and Sacagwea.Extension links/activities,key.Skills:reading for information/ research/computer skills. Women's History Month, A Webquest
I also have plays on several first ladies including: Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton,Eleanor Roosevelt, Martha Washington, Mary Todd Lincoln, Edith Wilson, Florence Harding,Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolly Madison and Lady Bird Johnson. Check out my store for more details.
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