Deep site with lots of content and great links collection.
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12
This site provides useful resources and information “about women’s
history in a global, non- U.S., context” and Includes lessons,
essays, biographies, curriculum materials, and more. The site also
includes products for sale but there is plenty of free material.
The site has a simple design with the content divided into five main
categories: Today’s Heroes, Biographies, Lessons, Essays and
Reviews. The categories are linked in the text of the main page and
in the right side navigation menu. Internal pages have a bottom text
Womeninworldhistory.com offers teachers, students, parents, history
buffs, and the interested public information and resources for learning
about the role of women in a global society. Teachers can supplement
the history curriculum with the thirteen activities that cover such
topics as Women's Lives in Mesopotamia, a comparison of women’s
rights in ancient Egypt and the U.S., Women and Confucianism, The
Plight of Women's Work, and women’s suffrage. Historical background
essays cover a variety of topics including gender difference in
history, women in the Crusades and peace as an early woman’s
issue. Contemporary women whose accomplishments echo important themes
in women’s history are featured as well as biographies of
influential women in history. Included is a question and answer
section and reviews of curriculum, books and historical mysteries.
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