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Unit 12: Changing Places

Women change their roles

Listed below are possible research or discussion topics, online lesson plans, resources and other materials.  As you look through this list please consider that this series can work for grades 4-12, with an emphasis on 7th grade. Also consider that the series will be used with different purposes for different grade levels. This is by no means a complete list of resources, and we cannot guarantee the life span and quality of the web site addresses.

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Possible Research Topics

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Mansfield, MO
  • Almanzo Wilder
  • Climate
  • Agriculture
  • Missouri Ozarks
  • "Big Chief" notebook
  • Rose Wilder Lane
  • Rocky Ridge Farm
  • Women Suffrage
  • National Women's Rights
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • University City, MO - City Hall
  • Women's Magazine
  • E.G. Lewis
  • American's Women League

Lesson Plans

Online Resources


  • Woman Suffrage and Politics: The Inner Story of the Suffrage Movement
    Catt, Carrie Chapman
    New York, N.Y.
  • Woman Suffrage and Women’s Rights
    DuBols, Ellen Carol
    New York, University Press
    New York, N.Y.
  • Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Woman Behind the Legend
    Miller, John E.
    University of Missouri Press
    Columbia, Mo.
  • The Capitol of the Women of America
    Hamilton, Esley
    Preservation Issues
    Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Historic Preservation Program
    Vol. 5, No. 2