Lesson details

Grade
8
Subject

Social Studies

Topic

Reconstruction, Industrialization, Progressivism

Subtopic

The Progressive Movement

Recommended Technology: 

Tablets/Computers with internet access

Belle Baruch and the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Duration: 
Multiple days
Lesson type: 
Project Based Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Objectives

  • Discover the history behind women’s suffrage
  • Develop vocabulary related to civics and citizenship
  • Make personal connections to suffrage history

 

Essential Question: 

How did Belle Baruch’s desire for gender equality influence her personal choices and have a lasting impact on the community of Hobcaw where she lived?
 

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Lesson created by:
Kelly Hogan Kinard - Edited by Lisa Ray and Lewis Huffman
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