Learn about the life and contributions of Margaret Thatcher with a comprehensive pack of inspirational women worksheets.
Who Was Margaret Thatcher?
Margaret Thatcher was a British politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990. She was the first woman to hold the position of Prime Minister in the UK.
During her time in office, Thatcher implemented many changes in the country’s economy and government policies. She believed in free-market capitalism, which meant that businesses should be able to operate with very little government intervention. Thatcher also believed in reducing government spending and lowering taxes.
No-Prep Printable International Women’s Day Worksheets
International Women’s Day (IWD) is an excellent opportunity for teachers to celebrate the achievements and contributions of women throughout history and across the world. We’ve got a load of new resources coming for you to add to your ideas and even your biographical unit plans!
Why should you make it a point to study influential women in history in the classroom? Here are a few reasons,
- It’s essential for students to see representation of women in history, especially as many historical narratives have traditionally focused on the contributions of men. By highlighting the achievements of influential women, you can help to balance the historical record and encourage students to see women as essential and valuable members of society.
- When students see examples of women who have made significant contributions to history, they may be inspired to pursue their dreams and goals. By studying the stories of influential women, students can gain confidence and learn about the possibilities for their own lives.
- Many students may not be aware of the accomplishments of women in history, or the struggles women have faced in gaining equal rights and recognition. By teaching about influential women, you can raise awareness of these issues and help to promote a more inclusive and equal society.
- Studying the stories of influential women can also help students to develop critical thinking skills as they analyze the factors that led to these women’s success and consider how their achievements impacted society as erall, studying influential women in history is a meaningful way to promote gender equity, inspire students, and encourage critical thinking and awareness.
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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and Teach Starter Collaborator.
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