Women's History Month Biographies Reading Passages and Activities

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My students used this to learn more about this concept. It was engaging and fun for them to complete.
I used the Frida Kahlo info for a project in class, and I’ll be using the rest of these during women’s history month. Thanks for putting together such an amazing group of relevant women!


Your students can enjoy learning more Women's History Month biographies with this no-prep printable & digital packet featuring nonfiction reading comprehension passages on the lives of seven amazing females.

These Women's History Month Reading Activities feature a diverse set of females who have helped change history for people from all walks of life!

Each biography details the lives of different people who have helped open doors for other girls and women + these stories show individuals who have fought for the equality of all people.

❤️Here are the biographies in this resource:

  • Oprah Winfrey--An African-American TV Icon

  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie--A Nigerian novelist

  • Greta Thunberg--A Swedish environmental activist

  • Malala Yousafzai--A Pakistani girls' educational activist

  • Susan B. Anthony--An American pioneer in the women's suffrage movement

  • Marie Curie--A Polish scientist

  • Frida Kahlo--A Mexican painter & artist

❤️ These Passages Include:

  • 7 Reading Comprehension Worksheets (2 pages for each biography)

  • 7 Text-Aligned Question Worksheets to practice citing text evidence

  • 7 Timelines of each Women's History Month biography

  • 2 Reflection Worksheets to review Women's History Month & Equality

  • 4 Graphic Organizers that can be used for ANY Women's History Month activity

  • Answer Keys

  • Google Slides + Easel Activity by TpT Versions

With this resource, you are giving your students the opportunity to practice essential reading skills such as referring back to the text, inferring, discovering word meaning in context, and critical thinking.

But your students are also learning important information about people who have impacted American history and the equality of girls and women all over the world.

As you teach Women's History Month activities in your classroom, you are empowering students to be the change our world still needs to see!

This standards-aligned resource best serves 4th-5th Grade students. _________________________________________________________________

❤️Related Resources:

Toni Morrison Biography Set

Madam CJ Walker Biography Set

Black History Month Biography Set



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All of the research for these biographies came from the following: Who Is/Who Was Biography books, History.com, Google Scholar, and Academic Info. None of these are affiliates or sponsored research sites.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.


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