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Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
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Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
This worksheet is a brief introduction to the human rights activist and feminist Dorothy Pitman Hughes.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
All About Wangari Maathai
All About Wangari Maathai
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All About Wangari Maathai
Introduce students to the inspiring environmental activist Wangari Maathai. Children will read a short biography about the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Civil Rights: The Later Years of the Movement
Civil Rights: The Later Years of the Movement
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Civil Rights: The Later Years of the Movement
The Civil Rights Movement: The Later Years worksheet, children read about the issues that emerged later in the movement.
5th grade
Social studies
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All About Marie Curie
All About Marie Curie
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All About Marie Curie
Teach your child history, science and reading all at once with this short biography of Marie Curie, a scientist and the first woman to earn a Nobel Prize.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Booker T. Washington
Historical Heroes: Booker T. Washington
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Historical Heroes: Booker T. Washington
In this historical heroes worksheet, children are introduced to Booker T. Washington, who rose from slavery to help found Tuskegee University and advocate for the educational and civl rights of fellow African Americans.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Historical Heroes: Susan B. Anthony
Historical Heroes: Susan B. Anthony
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Historical Heroes: Susan B. Anthony
Children learn about Susan B. Anthony, an abolitionist and civil rights advocate best remembered for her contributions to the women's suffrage movement.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
All About Jane Goodall
All About Jane Goodall
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All About Jane Goodall
Use this reading and writing worksheet to help second and third graders learn about the inspiring work of Jane Goodall, famous scientist and conservationist.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: George Washington Carver
Historical Heroes: George Washington Carver
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Historical Heroes: George Washington Carver
Children learn about George Washington Carver, who rose from slavery to become a leading agricultural pioneer, innovator, inventor, and educator, in this historical heroes worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Women in History: Cleopatra
Women in History: Cleopatra
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Women in History: Cleopatra
Cleopatra ruled Egypt and conquered the hearts of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Read a mini-biography on this remarkable woman in history.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Peru Facts
Peru Facts
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Peru Facts
Find out all about the gorgeous mountains, delicious food and unusual national animals that make Peru such a unique and wonderful nation.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass
Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass
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Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass
Children learn the inspiring life story of historical hero Frederick Douglass, who rose from slavery to become a preeminent leader of the abolitionist movement, in this worksheet.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Women in History: Marian Anderson
Women in History: Marian Anderson
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Women in History: Marian Anderson
Children read a brief biography of world renowned opera singer Marian Anderson, then answer a series of reading comprehension questions.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The History of African American Spirituals
The History of African American Spirituals
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The History of African American Spirituals
In the worksheet The History of African American Spirituals, children read about how African Americans used spirituals during different moments in history, starting from their enslavement to the civil rights movement.
4th grade
Social studies
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Women’s Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
Women’s Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
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Women’s Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
Children learn about the women's suffrage movement in the U.S., including key players and events, and how it contributed to the eventual passing of the 19th Amendment.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Learning About Amelia Boynton Robinson
Learning About Amelia Boynton Robinson
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Learning About Amelia Boynton Robinson
Children are introduced to Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who got her start at a young age accompanying her mother as she registered African Americans to vote.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far)
Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far)
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Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far)
In Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far), third and fourth graders reference a timeline of Sotomayor's life to answer questions about her life.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
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Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your learners research facts about Associate Justice to the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Jackie Robinson Biography
Jackie Robinson Biography
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Jackie Robinson Biography
Help your budding reader learn how to spice up a boring biography by asking him to add in the details that make good writing even better.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
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Rosie the Riveter
Children learn about Rosie the Riveter, a fictional character who would became a well-known symbol of the World War II war effort, in this social studies worksheet.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Women in History: Eleanor Roosevelt
Women in History: Eleanor Roosevelt
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Women in History: Eleanor Roosevelt
History students can learn all the first modern first lady in this biography worksheet, and can develop their reading comprehension skills as well.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Compare and Contrast: Awesome Athletes!
Compare and Contrast: Awesome Athletes!
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Compare and Contrast: Awesome Athletes!
This informative and inspiring worksheet will have your students compare and contrast two athletes who have been instrumental in changing the world of women’s sports!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Tuskegee Institute
Tuskegee Institute
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Tuskegee Institute
Learn about the Tuskegee Institute, an important site in American History. It was one of the first universities made to help educate African Americans.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
A Misty Copeland Biography
A Misty Copeland Biography
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A Misty Copeland Biography
Students will read a biography of Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, and then answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text,
4th grade
Social studies
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Alvin Ailey Biography
Alvin Ailey Biography
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Alvin Ailey Biography
Learn more about this amazing artist in this printable biography when studying the fine arts or Black History Month.
3rd grade
Fine arts
Worksheet
Sojourner Truth Timeline
Sojourner Truth Timeline
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Sojourner Truth Timeline
Track important events in the life of an important woman with this Sojourner Truth timeline, a great way to get used to reading and writing nonfiction.
2nd grade
Social studies
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