Teague Middle School
Subjects: History & Computer Literacy grade: 7-8
Materials: Computers with Internet access.
Prior knowledge: Word Processing Skills & Internet Search Strategies
Description: Students will research American women that have made a difference in the world and then create a front page article in a newspaper with this information.
Time: 2-3 class periods
Procedure: Students will choose an American women from my webpage. American Women They will click on the links provided to learn information to get started and then use a search engine to find out additional information. Students will then create a newspaper article about the women's accomplishment. The newspaper article should be headline news written as if the event has just occured.
Suggested URLs pertaining to lesson:
Distinguished Women Past and Present
Women in American History
National Women Hall of Fame
National Women's History Project
Reference: Amazing American Women, 40 Fascinationg 5-Minute Reads by Kendall Haven 1995 Libraries Unlimited, Inc. and its division Teacher Ideas Press Englewood, Colorado ISBN 1-56308-291-8
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