Grammar & Writing

Introduction to Monday's lesson

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Tuesday 23rd February

This week we are looking at the discrimination faced by women over the years. Work through the slides which explain lives of women in the past. After this, answer the comparing the lives of women questions using the comparing the lives of women information sheet.

Wednesday 24th February

Today we are looking at how attitudes towards women changed during the Victorian times. Work through the slides and then choose 1 of the women from the Influential women from the past worksheet, carry out some research to answer the questions and create a factfile. There is factfile template included in the worksheet pack which you can use to structure your writing or you can create one of your own.

Thursday 25th February

During the late 19th Century and early 20th Century there was a real shift in attitudes towards women. Read through the slides below to find out about the Suffragettes and the impact they had in raising awareness of women's rights. Tomorrow, you will be doing a double page spread on the Suffragettes. Use the slides, and the websites below, to carry out research for you double page spread. Think about what sub-headings you might want to include before beginning your research, these might be:

Voting in the late 19th Century

The Changing Attitudes of Women

The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS)

Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU)

World War 1 and Women's Rights

The Vote for Women

Friday 26th February

Using your notes from yesterday's lesson, create a double page spread about the Suffragettes. Remember to include:

  • sub-headings
  • paragraphs
  • pictures/drawings


Also, ensure you edit your work once it is complete. Check for spelling errors, omitted words and missing punctuation.

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