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PLANNED PARENTHOOD FOR TEENS

Write an Instant Biography Poem About Your Famous Woman.

Choose a historically, important woman who has made a contribution to her community, country, or the world.

Suffragists
 
Abigail Adams
Susan B. Anthony
Carrie Chapman Catt
Lucy Burns
Inez Milholland
Helen Keller
Alice Paul
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
 
Aviators & Astronauts
 
Bessie Coleman
Amelia Earhart
Mae Jemison
Sally Ride
Valentina Tereshkova
 
Science
 
Clara Barton
Elizabeth Blackwell
Rachel Carson
Marie Curie
Sylvia Earle
 
Sports
 
Gertrude Ederle
Venus & Serena Williams
Picabo Street
Wilma Rudolph
 
Government/History
 
Barbara Jordan
Annie Oakley
Condeleeza Rice
Sandra Day O'Connor
Christine Todd Whitman
Rudy Bridges
Hillary Clinton
Eleanor Roosevelt

Information Please: Women's History Month

Biographies of Important Women in History

Women in Aviation and Space History

Biographies of Female Heroes & Rulers in World History

National Women's Hall of Fame

Famous Firsts by Hispanic Americans The first Hispanic-American politicians, baseball players, and more...

American Experience: Fly Girls

Archives Library Inforamtion Center: Biographies of Important Women

Important Hispanic Women

Hispanic Women Who Have Influenced History

Women's Biography Sites

75 Suffragists

 
1. Complete a biography graphic organizer and timeline.
2. Create a poster that includes:
                    -Pictures
                    -Year of Birth & Death
                    -Reason for Fame
                    -Achievements/Accomplishments
                    -Challenges/Obstacles
                    -Quote/Philosophy
 
3. Write an outline and essay about the person you chose.
 
I   Introduction - describe the person and what notable thing they did.
 
II   Personal Information
 
       1. Birthdate and birthplace
       2. Family life
       3. Education
       4. Occupation
       5. Death date and location
 
III   Accomplishments
     
       1. What did the person accomplish that makes him/her memorable?
       2. What contribution did they make to society?
 
IV Conclusion - qualities that made the person interesting
 
       1. What type of person do you think they are?
       2. What are some qualities that made the person successful?
 
4. Create a PowerPoint Presentation about the person you researched.  
 
        
 
 

March is Women's History Month