Join us in celebrating Women’s History with the theme ‘Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.’ From print to the stage to the screen, we are spotlighting women who have made an impact in all forms of storytelling. Learn about their achievements, engage with interactive media, and be inspired through articles, timelines, lesson plans, and more.
From social media influencers to activists, these modern-day heroes have already made their mark on history. Easily explore curated collections of Britannica School articles and multimedia featuring the following and many more.
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"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you."
American Poet, Memoirist, and Civil Rights Activist
It’s time to celebrate game-changing women with these hands-on activities for your classroom.
This lesson plan focuses on celebrating the contributions of 10 inspiring female children’s book authors in honor of Read Across America Day. Students will have the opportunity to explore the works of these authors and their impact on literature and society through various engaging activities, including author studies and discussions.
In this LaunchPacks interactive lesson, students will learn about The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the United States. Ask the students to read the article or watch the video and take notes on the following points:
A Journey Through Time
From the earliest storytellers through pioneering journalists, students can explore women who have devoted their lives and talents to producing art, pursuing truth, and reflecting on the human condition decade after decade.
How much do you know about Women’s History Month, the “soldiers in petticoats” who fought for women’s rights?
To honor women’s impact on society, we’re featuring over 500 notable women who shaped history. Encourage students to explore their biographies, organized by seven fields, and discover limitless possibilities.
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
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