Moving Forward, Looking Back: Washington’s First Women in Government lesson plan

Moving Forward, Looking Back is a traveling and online exhibit, as well as short profiles that look at Washington’s first women in government. Since 1913, fourteen pathfinders have pushed the limits, stood for election, and won offices never before held by women. Their landmark elections show progressive Washington—a unique state that empowered women with the fundamental right to vote a decade before the nation.

Moving Forward, Looking Back Lesson Plans

The lesson plans follow the inquiry arc as outlined in the College, Career, Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards and are common core aligned (Washington State standards) to challenge students in essential reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. These plans are poised to engage middle and high school students before, during, and after visiting the Moving Forward, Looking Back exhibit (either in person or online).

Questions? Contact Laura Mott: 1-360-902-4171 or [email protected]