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March 2013~ Women’s History Month Objective: Students will be able to identify an example from text to describe the accomplished person. Vocabulary Word:

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1 March 2013~ Women’s History Month Objective: Students will be able to identify an example from text to describe the accomplished person. Vocabulary Word: benevolent BIOGRAPHIES OF FAMOUS PEOPLE 3

2 Our predictions for the word benevolent New Nice Beautiful Awesome Amazing Helpful Painful Out of site Something that is fragile Gorgeous Something to do with human beauty Voting sweet

3 Benevolent is An adjective. It means well meaning, kindly, good.

4 Grammatical forms we will use: adjectives selfless Thinks about others benevolent Kindly; good courageous Strong, brave sympathetic Understanding how someone feels empathetic Understanding how someone feels because you’ve felt that way before intelligent Smart, bright creative artistic generous Kind; selfless; caring skilled Experienced; knowing what you’re doing Innovative imaginative passionate Care about something deeply philanthropic Doing things for the good of mankind

5 KEY FIGURES TO FOCUS ON DURING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

6 Anna Eleanor Roosevelt “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” She had written a newspaper on human rights, which specifically supported women. She also had served as a US delegate in the United Nations.

7 Maya Angelou “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” She had joined the Harlem Writer’s Guild.

8 Amelia Earhart “Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.” She had been the first woman to fly around the world in an airplane.

9 Margaret Tobin Brown "Thanks for the kind thoughts. Water was fine and swimming good. Neptune was exceedingly kind to me and I am now high and dry." She had survived the sinking of the Titanic, and she rescued several people onto the life boats.

10 Wilma Rudolph “By the time I was 12 I was challenging every boy in our neighborhood at running, jumping, everything.” She had won many medals in the Olympic Track and Field events. She had been one of the first African- American women to compete in the Olympics.

11 Susan B. Anthony “It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union…” She had founded a Women’s Civil Rights Association, and she had encouraged for women’s suffrage in Women were finally allowed to vote 1920.

12 Pattern for prompt How would you describe _____ (famous woman)? Why?

13 Patterns for Response (Complete with three different adjectives and reasons.) _____ (person) is _____ (adjective) because _____ (reason/independent clause). Examples: Oprah Winfrey is charitable because she donated money to Africa in order to create schools for needy children.


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