This lesson is designed to enlarge students' thinking about the famous suffragist Susan B. Anthony. Although she is best known for this role, she was active in six different causes as an abolitionist, educational reformer, labor activist, temperance worker, suffragist, and women's rights...
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This lesson introduces Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her involvement with the woman's movement. Students put her work in the context of the time and compare her strategy and impact to other movements. ...
This lesson will explore the contributions made by Clara Barton as a nurse and founder of the American Red Cross. This is an example of the women from the Industrial Era making a difference through contributions to society. This lesson incorporates a service project connecting the students to...
Unit: Philanthropic Behavior
Unit: Real Heroes
Unit: Concepts of Leadership
To enable students to identify the personal attributes of those individual volunteers who chose to be involved in the abolition movement and in the fight for women's suffrage.
Unit: Tote Challenge
#ToteChallenge: Students investigate the problems caused by plastic shopping bags, then propose solutions they can take to address the problems. They brainstorm uses for plastic bags and design a reusable shopping tote out of an old T-shirt using engineering, problem-solving, creativity, and...
Learners will be introduced to the concept of philanthropy, evaluate the role of philanthropy in the smooth functioning of government, and describe the role of families in shaping a democratic society.