Grade 3 - Women's History Month Project - due March 25, 2011
gr3WomensHistoryMonth.pdf - a copy of the expectations and instructions for the project

Here are some general resources/websites to use for your Women's History Month project / report.

Abigail Adams - advocate for women's rights; wife of 2nd President John Adams

Susan B. Anthony - activist for both women's and civil rights

Clara Barton - started the America Red Cross

Mary MacLeod Bethune - educator

Elizabeth Blackwell - first female doctor in the US

Hillary Clinton - former First Lady of the US; also Secretary of State
Mildred "Babe" Didrikson (also known as Babe Didrikson Zaharias) - athlete (golfer)

Amelia Earhart - first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean

Mae Jemison - first African American astronaut

Helen Keller - first deaf and blind person to graduate college
  • Helen Keller Archives from the American Foundation for the Blind. Includes links to pictures from Helen Keller's life, copies of her speeches, and other relevant links.
  • Helen Keller Kids Museum online - features photos, videos, and letters that bring Helen's remarkable story to life.
Juliette Gordon Low - founded the Girl Scouts of the USA
Wilma Mankiller - first female chief of the Cherokee Nation
Annie Oakley - entertainer
Sandra Day O'Connor - first woman Supreme Court Justice
Georgia O'Keeffe - American artist
Rosa Parks - civil rights

Condoleeza Rice - first African American Secretary of State
Sally Ride - first US woman astronaut

Eleanor Roosevelt - former First Lady; advocate for Civil Rights
Harriet Beecher Stowe - abolitionist and author
Sojourner Truth - African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist