Voter Rights & The U.S. Constitution

Grade Level: Grades 5-12

Time: One class period (approx. 50 minutes)

Objectives

(This lesson is for students with a basic understanding of the three branches of government)

The women's suffrage movement is the backdrop for this lesson on voting rights, and includes a comparison of the communications tactics used by the women's rights movement and the movements of the modern day.

Presentations & Handouts

  1. Presentation

Prepping Your Classroom

Students may study the Seneca Falls Convention in advance of the visit, or view any of the resources below.