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Women's History Month Research Presentation

A research presentation project that reinforces Microsoft Power Point or other presentation format skills and develops a deeper understanding of Women's History Month. This project could be used in a History, English or Computer class. It can be changed to meet the needs of your specific grade level or course.

Gayatri Gopinath – She is Assistant Professor in Women’s Studies at UC Davis where she works on feminist theory, queer theory, popular culture and the Asian Diaspora. Her work is one of the pioneers in a growing body of literature that asks that we look at sexuality in its global, diasporic, and specific local incarnations in order to understand sexual and gender expression. Source: http://likeawhisper.wordpress.com/2008/03/02/asian-apia-feminism-womens-history-month/

In the 1940s, as men went off to fight in World War II, women stepped up to the plate as players in the first-ever women’s professional baseball league. Just in time for Women’s History Month. Skill focus: understanding historical fiction

HARRIET BEECHER STOWE FREEBIE Harriet Beecher Stowe is the perfect subject for Black History month and Women's History month in March or anytime as a resource to learn about an influential figure in American history. This freebie provides a short story/bio and scaffolding to help your students gain a better understanding of text.

Archive of Law Library of Congress--commemerative observations regarding Black History Month http://www.loc.gov/law/help/commemorative-observations/african-american.php#

For Women's History Month, research your 20th century grandmother. I found that mine was an American War Mother! ”Well-behaved women seldom make history,” -Laurel Ulrich. Donate the “stuff” of our lives and our mother’s and grandmother’s lives to an archive so that future historians can better understand us.

Where Do Boys Belong In Women’s History Month? Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, shares her experiences and strategies on teaching about women’s contributions during Women’s History Month and all year round.