Friday, February 15, 2008

Susan B. Anthony Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterFebruary 15, 2008

On this day in 1820, Susan B. Anthony was born. Read a little more about her.

Discussion Questions:

What year was Susan B. Anthony born?
How many children were in Susan’s family?
Who was Elizabeth Cady Stanton?
What amendment gave women the right to vote?
What year was it passed?
Timeline Practice:
Using the timeline worksheet here
Place the following items in order
Chronological list for time lines (other information may be included)
1820 Susan B. Anthony was born.
1851 Susan B. Anthony met Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and joined women's suffrage movement.
1869 Fifteenth Amendment was passed, NWSA was formed.
1872 Susan B. Anthony voted in presidential election and was arrested.
1892 Susan B. Anthony became president of NAWSA.
1906 Susan B. Anthony died at age 86.
1929 Nineteenth Amendment was passed, giving women right to vote
Editing Practice
Correct the passage below. The source for this edit and the answer are listed below. Don’t let your child see the link until they have attempted the exercise.

Born on February 15, 1820, Susan B. Anthony learnt early in life about the value of justice. A teacher four many years, she become active in a movement that encouraged people not to drink liquor. Since Susan was a women, however, she was'nt allowed to speak at that movements rallys. So she found other causes. She traveled the country as a speaker against slavery and for womens rights Did you no that she was once arrested for voting.

Word Search
Try your hand at this word search featuring Susan B. Anthony and other famous women:

Writing Prompt
Write a tribute or a letter to Susan B. Anthony thanking her for her work to give women the right to vote. You may do additional research if you wish.
Don’t Forget the Math Challenge!

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