Women's History Month Resource Round-Up

While women’s history should be a staple of the curriculum throughout the year, Women’s History Month in March presents a timely opportunity for students to learn more about the accomplishments of women from the past and present. If you’re looking for activities to do for Women’s History Month — or just looking to represent more women in your lesson plans, in general — check out these 15 resources to get started.

11 Women’s History Month Activities for Elementary and Middle School

These activities, projects, and units are a great way to introduce your students to some important women who’ve made an impact on the world.

EASY Women’s History Learning Pages Kindergarten First Grade Handwriting by The Fancy Counselor

Grades: PreK-1st

Younger students can practice their handwriting skills while learning facts about famous women from the past and present.

Women in History Scoot or Task Cards With QR Codes| Women's History

Women in History Scoot or Task Cards With QR Codes| Women’s History by Teach Me T

Grades: 2nd-5th

This set of task cards can be used to spark rich discussions and research opportunities throughout the school year.

Diverse Women’s History 2022 FULL Month Biography Presentation – BLM, LGBTQ+ by Made By Mia

Grades: 2nd-8th

Featuring a mix of modern-day and historical women from the United States and abroad, this resource is perfect for morning meetings, quick lessons, extensions, responses, and projects. 

Black Women in History WebQuest (Black History Month) by Coffee Classroom

Grades: 3rd-6th

Using their knowledge of single digit multiplication, your students can learn more about Queen Lili’uokalani, the first and last sovereign queen of Hawaii.

Break the Code! Queen Lili’uokalani Mini-bio Distributive Property by Responsible Human Bean

Grades: 2nd-6th

Using their knowledge of single digit multiplication, your students can learn more about Queen Lili’uokalani, the first and last sovereign queen of Hawaii.

Women’s History Month Reading Passages with Questions Worksheets by Tanya G. Marshall The Butterfly Teacher

Grades: 4th-5th

This no-prep packet features nonfiction reading passages about the lives of seven women: Oprah Winfrey, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Greta Thunberg, Malala Yousafzai, Susan B. Anthony, Marie Curie, and Frida Kahlo.

Women's History Month Project and Display | Famous Women Research

Women’s History Month Project and Display | Famous Women Research by Brenda Kovich

Grades: 4th-6th 

This differentiated project includes five research pages and themed templates for 30 famous females in history. When finished, it makes a beautiful classroom display, bulletin board, or digital project.

Pocahontas: Close Reading Text Facts and Myths by Real Native Learning Resources

Grades: 3rd-5th

This unit gives students a deeper, standards-based understanding of the life and legacy of Pocahontas.

Women’s History | Asian American Heritage: Kalpana Chawla Informational Text by 2 Kinder and Beyond

Grades: 4th-5th

Explore the life and contributions of Kalpana Chawla, the first woman of Indian origin to go to space.

Women's History Month Banners: Mini-Research Project

Women’s History Month Banners: Mini-Research Project by The Creative Classroom

Grades: 5th-8th

This project will let your students show their creativity, while conducting research and thinking critically about women in history.

Women in STEM Sensory Figure Body Biographies

Women in STEM Sensory Figure Body Biographies by Dr. Loftin’s Learning Emporium

Grades: 5th-8th

This set of sensory figures features diverse women whose work in various STEM fields have changed the world. 

4 Women’s History Month Activities for High School

Explore some great resources for deepening your high school students’ knowledge about influential women and their contributions. (Or check out one of these lesson ideas!)

Spanish Women’s History Month Pixel Art Activity Bundle by LA SECUNDARIA

Grades: 6th-12th

This mystery pixel activity is a fun, no-prep, interactive way for students to learn about 16 influential women who’ve made history.

Bridge Engineering STEM Challenge – Women in STEM History Activity by Vivify STEM

Grades: 6th-12th

This hands-on engineering challenge also highlights Emily Roebling, the first woman field engineer who was instrumental in the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Women’s History Poster Set

Women’s History Poster Set by Nouvelle ELA

Grades: 7th-12th

This Women’s History poster set contains nine beautiful prints, featuring: Maya Lin, Audre Lorde, Ella Baker, Sonia Sotomayor, Patsy Mink, Isadora Duncan, Laverne Cox, Bessie Coleman, and Dolores Huerta.

Women's History Month Top 4 Spanish Biographies (Kahlo, Evita, Menchú)

Women’s History Month Top 4 Spanish Biographies (Kahlo, Evita, Menchú) by Language Resources by Nina

Grades: 8th-12th

In this Spanish-language reading biography bundle, your students can read the biographies of four trailblazing Latinx  women.

Need even more ideas to teach about women’s history? Find ready-made resources your students will love on TpT.


This blog, originally published in 2021, has been updated for 2022.