Women’s History Task Cards Shades of Meaning March Activity 4th 5th Grade

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Your students will learn about some well-known and not so well-known Women in History with these Shades of Meaning Task Cards!


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This Women’s History Task Card Set comes in both print and digital formats and will help you integrate social studies and reading while teaching your students some important information about women who have done notable things. The cards have 32 mini-biographies and give your students practice vocabulary skills by determining a word’s stronger shade of meaning from a list of three possibilities.


The task cards include information about these notable women:


Sally Ride, Anne Frank, Jane Goodall, Nellie Bly, Molly Pitcher, Margaret Thatcher, Harriet Tubman, Joan of Arc, Helen Keller, Marie Curie, Sacajawea, Rosa Parks, Mother Teresa, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Eleanor Roosevelt, Nellie Taylor Ross, Marian Anderson, Maya Angelou, Rachel Carson, Zora Neale Thurston, Billie Jean King, Sybil Ludington, Sonia Sotomayor, Ella Fitzgerald, Lucille Ball, Juliette Gordon Low, Martha Graham. Sarah Hale, J.K. Rowling, Frida Kahlo, and Mary Walker.


This set includes:

32 Mini-Biography Task Cards

Student Record Sheet

Answer Key

Teacher Notes

Teacher Notes for Digital PDF with LINKS


PLEASE NOTE: This set of task cards is also included in my 86 page Women’s History Literacy Set for 4th – 5th graders which includes lots of passages with comprehension questions, activities, poetry, and more!!!
Women’s History Month Literacy Set


Why you’ll love this resource:

  • The task cards give your students concentrated practice with shades of meaning, while learning historical information.


  • The task cards come in both print and digital to give you options!


  • The Digital task cards are NO PREP and are self-grading too!


  • The task cards allow you to integrate social studies with reading.


  • Your students will enjoy reading the high-interest stories about women!!!


  • Task cards seem less overwhelming than longer passages for many students.


  • You can easily turn the cards into an actual game by adding a tic-tac toe on a whiteboard or by using a board game like Sorry, Hi-Ho! Cherry-O, or Chutes and Ladders!


  • The task cards may be used in a number of ways, from reading centers, to whole class, one on one, test prep, SCOOT, exit slip, and more!!!


Thanks so much!

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