"To guide our own craft, we must be captain, pilot, engineer; with chart and compass to stand at the wheel; to match the wind and waves and know when to take in the sail, and to read the signs in the firmament over all." ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Solitude of Self
Lesson plan for high school students on the Seneca Falls Convention -- Declaration of Sentiments. In this lesson, students read and analyze the text of the Declaration of Sentiments, the document produced at the Seneca Falls Convention. Text handout and text analysis worksheet included; just photocopy and teach. #womenshistory #womensrights
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was the main author behind the "Declaration of Sentiments." In it, she used much of the structure of the "Declaration of Independence" to write one of the most famous women's rights texts. In this lesson students compare the two texts to gain a deeper of understanding of both.