Notable Women in History
Mary Lou Retton tumbled into America's heart in the 1988 Olympics. Read about her Olympic victories in this worksheet, then complete a short exercise to practice her reading skills. For fun, there's a . . .
If your child has energy to spare, give her this inspirational worksheet about the famous "Flo-Jo" and develop her comprehension skills with an exercise.
If your child is crazy for royalty, castles, and knights, have her read Eleanor's remarkable biography in this worksheet. She can also enhance her reading skills with a short comprehension quiz.
Empress Wu Zetian ruled China when the western world was in the Dark Ages. 2nd graders can step back in time with this worksheet that balances a history lesson with reading comprehension skills.
Marian Anderson was a singer whose talent and grace broke down many racial barriers in the mid-20th century. With this worksheet, history students can read her biography and develop reading skills along the way.
Explore history with famous female navigator Sacagawea. Sacagawea was a Native American woman who helped Lewis and Clark find their way across the west, and her efforts helped the U.S. grow.
History students can learn all the first modern first lady in this biography worksheet, and can develop their reading comprehension skills as well.
Marie Curie was a great scientist, and the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize. Learn about this brilliant woman with this history worksheet.
Florence Nightingale revolutionized nursing. Your little historian can learn about Florence's life in this biography worksheet.
Learn more about this fascinating woman in history who became the first female to fly solo across the Atlantic.