CNN Student News: Women's History Month


Subjects: History, Social Studies
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: Headline News

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.

Featured segments:

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

WHM Quiz - http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/studentnews/03/24/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 -
http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/studentnews/02/28/womens.history.discussion/index.html

CNN Student News: Women's History Month

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