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Episode 40 — Feminist Books for Teens

 

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Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers

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Grades 6 – 12
Podcast Series Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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Duration 16:46
Original Air Date Published June 27, 2011

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.

 

Calendar Activities

Grades   5 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  August 26

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gave women the right to vote in 1920.

A representative from the local chapter of the League of Women Voters is invited to talk to students about voting rights and what they can do to be active in politics.

 

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  November 5

Susan B. Anthony voted on this date in 1872, leading to her arrest.

After assigning special privileges to an arbitrarily designated group, students write about how they felt during the simulation and consider what they might be willing to do to change an unjust law.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 1

March is National Women's History Month.

A scrapbook highlighting the accomplishments of famous American women is created as a class using the Alphabet Organizer and Bio-Cube.

 

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