Susan B. Anthony Lesson Plans

There are so many wonderful directions you can go with a study on Susan B. Anthony!  Our top recommendation is to study her life and to learn about voting and the election process.  Here are a few ideas to get you started!

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For All Ages


Short Bio video about Susan B. Anthony

Longer Video about Susan B. Anthony


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 Middle School/High School & Beyond


1 Week with Susan B. Anthony

Day 1: Learn about Susan B. Anthony

  • Read the Heritage Letter from Susan B. Anthony
  • Read books about Susan B. Anthony (depending on how many books you have available or the length of the books you could space them out over the week)

Day 2: Watch Susan B. Anthony in Action

  • Watch one or both of the videos about Susan B. Anthony linked above.

Day 3: Susan B. Anthony Vocabulary

  • Discuss four of the vocabulary words from this month’s letter (suffrage, reform, constitutional amendment, election) with the vocabulary cards in our free printables.

Day 4: Susan B. Anthony Acrostic

  • Use your knowledge of Susan B. Anthony and the women’s suffrage movement to complete the Susan B. Anthony Acrostic in our free printables.

Day 5: Have a Women’s Suffrage March

  • Use our free printables to create signs and badges to wear then have a re-creation of a women’s suffrage march. You could even create a ballot box and design ballots for each of your children to vote for the topic of your choice! 


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