Pilot Butte Middle School: Mrs. Paradis’s Project on Women in History


Websites
 
http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=4976
First things first: what is Women’s History?
 
http://teacher.scholastic.com/researchtools/articlearchives/womhst/index.htm.
Explore the rest of Scholastic’s resources on Women’s History here.
 
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/womenshistory1.html
Check out this portal on all things related to Women’s History—timelines, biographies, quizzes, and more!

http://womenshistory.about.com/od/alphaindex/a/biographies_a.htm
Read a variety of biographies on notable women from About.com.

 
http://www.guide2womenleaders.com/
Learn about women from throughout history who lead governments and political organizations.

http://www.history.com/topics/famous-firsts-american-womens-history
Learn about some famous firsts in American women’s history.
 
http://chnm.gmu.edu/wwh/sources.php
Find primary sources, like writing and photographs, from women around the world and throughout history. 
 
http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/womens-history.html
The National Archive has collected this set of resources on women in history.
 
http://www.greatwomen.org/home.php
The National Women’s Hall of Fame online site: 236 great women have been inducted so far.
 
http://www.britannica.com/women
The Encyclopedia Britannica presents 300 women who changed the world.
 
 
Books
Click on a title to see it in the DPL catalog. Find more books in the “you might like” section, and by using keywords like “women’s history.”
 
33 Things Every Girl Should Know About Women’s History by Tonya Bolden
 
What Every American Should Know About Women’s History by Christine Lunardini
 
Landmarks of American Women’s History by Page Putnam Miller
 
Women’s Voices from the Oregon Trail by Susan G. Butruille

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