Katherine Johnson was an African American physicist and mathematician who worked to create the first calculations to send humans into space. Learn more about this inspiring woman with this nonfiction reading comprehension worksheet.
Reinforce your child’s understanding of geometry and 2D shapes while learning about the artist Mary Blair and her amazing contributions to many loved movies, books, and characters throughout her career.
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: A Female Freedom Fighter
Use this resource to practice comparing and contrasting key points and details between two texts. Your students will complete a graphic organizer to record the important information from two historical texts on the same topic.
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was a 17th century writer and philosopher who today is considered one of the first documented feminists and advocates for women’s education. In this lesson, students will read two nonfiction texts about Sor Juana and discuss her life and accomplishments before writing an opinion piece about her.
Making Comparisons with a Venn Diagram: Bessie Coleman and Mae Jemison
Students read short biographies of pilot Bessie Coleman and astronaut Mae Jemison, each a pioneer in her field. They then practice using a Venn diagram to compare the lives and accomplishments of each woman.
When Christina Koch and Jessica Meir traveled to the International Space Station in October 2019, they went down in history as having completed the first all-female spacewalk. Children can learn about this momentous trip with the help of this worksheet.
In the worksheet, The Veteran Cathay Williams, learners will read about a female veteran who helped pave the way for females to serve in the military. Cathay Williams was the only woman Buffalo Soldier. Find a differentiated works
In this biography worksheet, children discover the challenges Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor faced in her childhood, and read about how she used those obstacles to become a good lawyer and judge.
Students will read a biography of Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, and then answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text,
Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space! Use this lesson plan to help your students get to know this prominent scientist, and determine what makes her an influencial person.
Children learn about the environmental activist and women's rights advocate Wangari Maathai. Students will read a biography about the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.