Integrate reading, writing, and American history with a constructed response worksheet about Susan B. Anthony and the women’s rights movement.
Who was Susan B. Anthony? Let’s Find Out!
Susan B. Anthony was a pioneer in the movement for women’s suffrage in the United States. She laid the foundation for the 19th Amendment, which granted American women the right to vote.
Women’s History Month Reading Worksheet
In this Susan B. Anthony resource is a nonfiction reading passage based on general information about the life of Susan B. Anthony, women’s suffrage, women’s rights, and the 19th amendment. It is written for students in grades 3-5.
Integrate social studies content with your reading comprehension instruction and add rigor to the lesson with a constructed response graphic organizer and writing prompt. This resource is perfect for a suffrage unit introduction or a quick review of concepts at the end of a unit.
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:
- Guided reading groups
- Lesson warm-up
- Lesson wrap-up
- Fast finishers
- Homework assignment
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
Easily Download & Print
Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource.
To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided.
Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.
This resource was created by Nicole Ellis, a teacher in New York and Teach Starter Collaborator.
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