Women's Suffrage Movement: Scavenger Hunt (Susan B. Anthony Trial)

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  1. Discover the road to the 19th amendment with this Women's Suffrage BUNDLE. This resource includes an EDITABLE slide presentation (59 slides) with primary source images and documents, EDITABLE student booklet with guided notes and activities and an EDITABLE assessment. A Scavenger Hunt that focuses
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Your students will walk in the shoes of Elizabeth Cady Stanton as they learn about the Women's Suffrage movement and the trial of Susan B. Anthony. This scavenger hunt uses primary sources! What better way to learn about the past, then to analyze real photos and documents! Your students will use close reading skills, decoding, and teamwork as they complete 7 different tasks with clues.

This resource is similar to an escape room, but allows for more flexibility as it can span over the course of two class periods. This scavenger hunt involves little prep and is easy to implement, as all the hard work is done for you!

Your students will:

- Learn about the Seneca Falls Convention (primary source document)

- Review the Declaration of Sentiments (primary source document)

- Review testimonies of men in support of women's suffrage (primary source document)

- Learn about the trial of Susan B. Anthony (primary source document)

- Discover how many years it took from the original petition to Congress until the ratification of the 19th amendment.

- Use inferencing skills to determine that Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton passed away before the ratification of the 19th amendment.

What's Included:

- Teacher Plans (this resource is EASY SET UP! Very little prep needed!)

- 7 Different Tasks with Clues (close reading, decoding, unscramble the words, etc.)

- Answer Keys!!!

Please be sure to check out the preview for a closer look!

Thank you! Have a blessed day.

Michelle McDonald


Social Studies Education, K-12

Elementary Education K-8

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By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 9–10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.
Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (including The Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address) for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features.


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