Women's History Month

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Women's History Month Class Quilt Project: This project contains 31 famous women important to history. After the individual pages are completed, they fit together to create a large class quilt. It can be displayed in the classroom or in a common area of the school to show off just how appreciated the women who made such a difference in the world are! Studying women's history can be be very meaningful for your students!!

What's Included in this Project?
~ A quilt page for each of the following Amazing people important to Women's History
-Althea Gibson – tennis player, first black athlete to cross the color line of international tennis
-Ann Bancroft – explorer, first woman to cross ice caps to reach the North & South Poles
-Anne Frank – author, one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust
-Audrey Hepburn – actress, humanitarian
-Aung San Suu Kyi – political leader in her country of Myanmar, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
-Betsy Ross - credited with making the first American flag
-Billie Jean King – tennis player, advocate for gender equality
-Clara Barton - pioneering nurse, founded the American Red Cross
-Elizabeth Cady Stanton - suffragist, leading figure of the early women's rights movement
-Florence Nightingale – founder of modern nursing
-Frida Kahlo - Mexican painter best known for her self-portraits
-Hillary Clinton - American politician, Secretary of State
-Indira Gandhi - fourth Prime Minister of India
-Irma Rangel - Mexican-American politician, attorney, activist
-Jackie Joyner-Kersee – athlete, ranked among the greatest in the women's heptathlon
-Jane Goodall - primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, UN Messenger of Peace
-J.K. Rowling – author of the Harry Potter series
-Joan of Arc - heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint
-Katharine Hepburn – actress, known for her fierce independence and spirited personality,
-Laura Ingalls Wilder (Young & Adult versions) author of the Little House on the Prairie books
-Louisa May Alcott - author of the novel Little Women
-Mae Jemison – physician, NASA astronaut, first African American woman to travel in space
-Margaret Thatcher - Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
-Marie Curie - physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity
-Maya Angelou - author, poet
-Mother Teresa - religious sister and missionary
-Oprah Winfrey - media proprietor, talk show host, actress, philanthropist
-Queen Elizabeth II
-Sandra Day O’Conner - first woman appointed to the Supreme Court
-Sonia Sotomayor - first Supreme Court justice of Latino heritage
-Whoopi Goldberg – comedienne, actress, political activist

Teacher Tips
▀ Study one amazing woman each day in the month of March (Women's History Month)
▀ Allow each student to research one famous woman
▀ Staple pages together to make the quilt OR attach the pages together by punching a small hole in the corners and tying them together



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