Read Kansas! Middle School - M-27 Votes for Women!
This lesson is designed to introduce students to historic primary sources created during the fight for women's suffrage. Students analyze a primary source about women's suffrage in Kansas and the United States and complete a reading worksheet to explain it to the class. The lesson is designed to take one day.
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Kansas History Standards:
- Benchmark 4, Indicator 1: The student describes the movement for women's suffrage and its effect on Kansas politics (e.g., the fight for universal suffrage, impact of women on local elections).
Kansas College and Career Ready Standards:
- RH.6-8.1: The student will cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
- RH.6-8.6: The student will identify aspects of a text that reveal an author's point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).