Try to get hold of Women in Colonial and Revolutionary America 1607-1790
published by the Mid-Atlantic Equity Center (202-885-8536), a study unit
designed for grades 4-8 including bios of women, classroom activities, and
additional sources. Another is Women of the American Revolution grades 5-8
by Jim Pearson published by the National Center for History in the School
University of California, LA. Contains Teacher Background Materials and
Lesson Plans with Student Resources - makes a lot of use of primary source
Both are well done and I have used them with success when I was teaching
American History to middle schoolers. If you can't get these materials,
T.C. Hiner, Program Director
phone: 512-916-4775 fax: 512-916-4776
The Grrls' Technology Center
offers programming after school, on Saturdays, and in Summer Camps.
Visit www.smartgrrls.org/programs.html for details.
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