ERIC Number: ED406255
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
16 Extraordinary American Women.
This student book presents short biographies of notable women from diverse economic, ethnic, racial, social, and geographic backgrounds. Women highlighted include: (1) Helen Keller; (2) Eleanor Roosevelt; (3) Georgia O'Keeffe; (4) Julia Morgan; (5) Wilma P. Mankiller; (6) Rachel Carson; (7) Dorothea Lange; (8) Rosalyn Sussman Yalow; (9) Ella Fitzgerald; (10) Ruth Bader Ginsberg; (11) Ka'iulani of Hawaii; (12) Barbara Jordan; (13) Donna Karan; (14) Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman (Nellie Bly); (15) Nikki Giovanni; and (16) Bonnie Blair. Each biography concludes with: (1) "Remembering the Facts"; (2) "Understanding the Story"; (3) "Getting the Main Idea"; and (4) "Applying What You've Learned." Contains a section on key vocabulary, answers to the questions in each of the biographies, and further references concludes the text. (EH)
Descriptors: Activism, American Studies, Athletes, Authors, Elementary Education, Females, Feminism, Judges, Multicultural Education, Poets, Teaching Guides, United States History, Womens Studies
J. Weston Walch, Publisher, 321 Valley Street, P.O. Box 658, Portland, ME 04104-0658 ($10.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Some color photographs and text may not photocopy well.