CNN Student News: Women's History Month
CNN Student News programs contained segments pertaining to Women’s History Month. Corresponding curriculum for Women’s History Month is also available.
Women's History Month is an annual declared month worldwide that highlights contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. March has been set aside as this month in the United States and in the United Kingdom. In India, this month is celebrated in October and corresponds with the celebration of Persons Day, which is October 18.
Introduction: Women’s History Month - /www.cnn.com/2011/US/studentnews/03/01/transcript.wed/index.html
Egypt Women’s March and Women of Courage - http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/studentnews/03/08/transcript.wed/index.html
The Empowerment Plan - (Note: The video has been removed, but transcript is still available) - http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/studentnews/03/17/transcript.fri/index.html
Remembering Geraldine Ferraro - http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/studentnews/03/27/transcript.mon/index.html
CNN Student News: Women’s History Month 2011: Discussion and Learning Activities -
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CNN Student News is offering a wide variety of content focused on Black History Month. There will be special show segments on the People and Places in Black History throughout February as well as an interactive quiz on Black History.
CNN Student News is a ten-minute, commercial-free daily news program designed for middle and high school classes. It is produced by the journalists and educators at CNN. This award-winning show and its companion website are available free of charge throughout the school year.
Round-up of resources for Women's History Month includes video clips, photo galleries, links to additional resources, and topics of interest such as famous firsts in American women's history and American women in World War II.
CNN Student News is CNN's contribution to middle and high school students providing it's vast resources, creating news and news-based curriculum content for the classroom.
In this C-SPAN video, President Bush and the first lady welcome an audience of women dignitaries to celebrate Women's History Month and International Women's Day.