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Women's History Month Lesson Plans and Resources
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Women's History Month Lesson Plans and Resources


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A Legacy of Empowerment: Women's History Month Lesson Plans

Use these timely preK-12 lesson plans and class activities to incorporate key figures and historical events in your Women’s History Month lesson planning. This Share My Lesson collection spans topics like women’s suffrage and women’s rights and features influential women in science, social justice and sports. Read this blog for more ideas on how to make Women's History Month relevant for all students. You may also find of interest the #MeToo resource collection on combating harassment and creating inclusive classrooms.

Women’s history was first celebrated in the United States in March 1981 when Congress authorized the celebration on Women’s History Week. In 1987, upon the request of the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed a resolution to declare March Women’s History Month. Since that time, each president has continued to sign the resolution on an annual basis to continue the tradition of Women’s History Month celebrations.

Celebrate the achievements, brilliance, and legacies of the women that transformed society and paved the road for the struggle for equality that continues today. Explore preK-12 lesson plans, resources and more now.

Find more free prek-12 Women's History Month lesson plans and resources in our curated collection on women's suffrage and the 19th amendment.

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Win a Class Set of "The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks"

Celebrate Black History and Women's History Months by learning about one of our American heroes: Mrs. Rosa Parks. In partnership with the Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History and AFT's Share My Lesson, we are giving away copies of Jeanne Theoharis’ book, The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, and you can attend a live virtual screening of the documentary The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks.