One Page Reading Practice: Women Who Made History

One Page Reading Practice: Women Who Made History


These reading pages include one picture and one paragraph on a woman who made history. Below the paragraph are different literacy activities including:

- finding an appropriate synonym for a vocabulary word
- finding the best adjective to describe the woman featured (a common question on state tests)
- a grammar/spelling/punctuation practice sentence
- a math word problem
- a writing prompt

These sheets make great "Brain Defrosters" or warm-up activities because they get kids thinking about a subject in a lot of different ways.

Ten important women in history are featured in this set.

Marie Curie
Susan B. Anthony
Dr. Mae Jemison
Amelia Earhart
Clara Barton
Morther Teresa
Indira Gandhi
Madame C.J. Walker

These women made history as explorers, aviators, scientists, business women, activitists, politicians and philanthropists.

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Grade Levels: 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Resource Types: Test Prep, Handouts, Graphic Organizers