This resource includes 32 quote analysis task cards. I've included quotes from more than 20 women who made a significant impact in American history. Four cards in this pack incorporate QR Codes. These may be used or not used depending on time and or access to technology.
This resource is appropriate for grades 7-12.
* Use as an anticipatory activity in a lesson/unit. Distribute one or two cards to each student and allow 5 minutes to complete the tasks/answer the questions. Large group discussion if time permits.
* Make several copies of the cards and distribute one sheet (four cards) to each student. Allow class time to complete all or some of the tasks/answer the questions. (I laminate the cards and either have my students answer the questions on post-its or write the answers on the back of the laminated cards with dry-erase markers. If time is limited, I ask my students to answer two or three questions of their choice from their assigned card.
* Assign an individual sheet (four cards) as homework.
* Assign all 32 task cards/questions as homework to be completed by the end of a unit.
(Mini-lesson or "Sub-Day" lesson):
* Allow students to work independently or with a partner. Assign one or all seven sheets to be completed in a class period.
Free Bonus Activity (Women's History Month Matching Card Activity)
Use as an anticipatory or review activity in a lesson/unit. Distribute one or two cards to each student and allow several minutes for students to find the “match(es)” to their card(s). Each set contains four cards. (Photograph, quote, fact, and trivia cards.)
Make copies of multiple(or all sets) for each student to cut out and randomly redistribute on his or her desk and allow time to reassemble sets.
Make copies of multiple(or all sets) for groups of two or three to cut out and randomly redistribute on their desks/table/floor and allow time to reassemble sets.
Women included: Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Amelia Earhart, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks, Rachel Carson, Winona La Duke, Hillary Clinton, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Esmeralda Santiago.