Women's History Month for children in kindergarten and first grade explained with a non fiction story. 2/6/2014 UPDATE! This unit now contains 28 unique templates for craftivities to help the children practice writing, remember and better comprehend the important achievements of these women.
You can use this in the reading/literacy center, as an emergent reader, read aloud or for group reading. It is also appropriate for a great (hi)story sequence activity.
You can print it or use with your laptop, projector or Ipad in class.
The children learn Women's History Month facts in a simple and comprehensive way.
There are two versions of the nonfiction story to choose from: a short one (includes 15 important women - for early learners) and a longer one (includes 28 important women).
Important figures included:
- Anne Dudley Bradstreet
- Betsy Ross
- Deborah Sampson
- Abigail Adams
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
- Harriet Tubman
- Sojourner Truth
- Elizabeth Blackwell
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
- Paulina Wright Davis
- Belle Boyd
- Clara Barton
- Ellen Swallow Richards
- Susan B. Anthony
- Helen Keller
- Mary McLeod Bethune
- Marie Curie
- Bertha Van Hoosen
- Lydia D. Newman
- Elizabeth Coleman
- Amelia Earhart
- Eleanor Roosevelt
- Rosa Parks
- Melba Patillo Beals
- Patricia Billings
- Frida Kahlo
- Hedy Lamarr
- Hillary Clinton
There are 28 graphic organizers (was, had, wanted) for each character mentioned in the story.
- 5 common core worksheets
- 2 writing/printing worksheets
- Vocabulary Cards for key words and meanings from the nonfiction text.
The story is in color while the crafts' templates and worksheets are in black and white.
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The story is linked to the following Kindergarten common core standards:
The craftivities are linked to the following Kindergarten common core standards:
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