Around America to Win the Vote takes students on an adventure with Nell Richardson and Alice Burke, two women who drove across America advocating for women's right to vote. Students will learn about the powerful word 'democracy' and explore how colors tap into human emotions.
Before you begin...
Each Artful Reading Module is flexibly designed for a 2-3 week duration. Lessons are marked for Before-, During-, or After-Reading to guide your planning. We have added a sample of a During and After Reading lesson entitled The Yellow Wunderkammer for you to preview. Each lesson is designed in an easy to read format, with standards, materials needed, and step-by-step directions to ensure you are fully prepared when it’s time to deliver.
This module contains the following lessons:
- Map Challenge
- The Nineteenth Amendment
- Around America to Win the Vote
- The Yellow Wunderkammer
- A Lesson in Democracy – Naming the Class Kitten
- van Gogh’s Sunflowers
- Sunflower Study
- Campaign Promises
- A Presidential Wardrobe
At the end of the module, you will find options for summative writing tasks and optional extensions that can stretch the module further.
For your reference, we have added images of the literacy standards matrix for this module.
Amendments, Suffrage, Suffragettes, Democracy, Equality, Fairness,
Campaign, Slogan, Promises, Constituents, Electoral Votes, Polls
Note: This module is a Special Edition, celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, or the Suffragette Movement.