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Unit Plan: International Women's Day (4-6)

Unit Plan: International Women's Day (4-6)

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This unit plan overview provides links to all lessons along with links to accompanying teacher support materials that include:

  • Literacy building vocabulary worksheets
  • Inquiry activities (support materials are provided as needed)

NOTE - answer keys/marking guides are accessible only by teachers and are located at the bottom of this page.

Teachers can use/adapt any of these materials as needed.

When possible, content will be updated yearly for relevancy and to check links. However, teachers may find that over time links to external sources become unavailable. Teachers may want to consider replacing these with alternate sources.

The International Women's Day lessons and links to resources are listed below.

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  • Lesson 3: Suzanne Simard - A Canadian Forest Ecologist and Conservation Scientist 



  • Lesson 5: Roberta Bondar - The First Canadian Woman Astronaut


  • Lesson 6: The Women Behind The Pertussis Vaccine: Pearl Kendrick, Grace Eldering, and Loney Clinton Gordon


  • Lesson 7: Dr. Theresa Tam - Canada’s top health leader during the COVID-19 pandemic 


Here are three activities designed for different ages. They are all included here for teachers to use/adapt/combine, etc.


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Last modified: 
Feb 24, 2024