Shaping Women’s Rights in America
Exciting Interactive Program for grades 4-12
What: Using Susan B. Anthony and the 19th century women’s rights movement as a backdrop, students will learn about different methods of reform by touring her National Historic Landmark home and participating in an interactive, hands-on workshop. They will gain access to unique primary source materials, and the use these historical resources to help stage their very own mock demonstration to protest for rights denied to women in the United States during the 19th century. Secondary level students will apply historical resource material to contemporary issues.
Where: The Susan B. Anthony House is located at 17 Madison Street in Rochester, New York. This was Miss Anthony’s home from 1866 to 1906, the most politically active period of her life.
Who: Recommended for students in grades 4 – 12
When: The program lasts 1.5 hours and is available Tuesday – Saturday, 9am – 4pm
Why: It’s inspiring – it’s empowering – it’s fun! The Change It! program addresses several of the New York State Core Curriculum Content Understandings for social studies, grades 4 through 12. It also relates to the following Learning Standards: SS 1, 4, 5; ELA 1, 4; Arts 1, 2, 4. A complete list of the Content Understandings addressed by the program is available upon request.
Cost: $6.00 per student. Teachers are complimentary with student groups of 20 or more. Additional adults are $6.00 each. Cost includes free introductory materials.
To Register: Contact our Program Director, Annie Callanan, by calling 585/235-6124 x19 or via email.
Susan B. Live!
Virtual Tours for Second Grade Classes
Virtual Tours of the Susan B. Anthony House are available for second grade classrooms.
GoToMeeting software must be available from the classroom.
The total program time is 1 hour.
The cost per class is $30.00.
Please contact our Program Director, Annie Callanan, by calling 585/235-6124 x19 or via email.
We host this after school program once a week in the Carriage House at the Susan B. Anthony House. Participants receive a snack, sharing time, and activities that focus on our great neighborhood. We involve the House and the stories of Susan B. Anthony in everything we do together.
Elementary school students are invited to participate. Middle School and High School students are welcome to assist with the program – a great source for volunteer hours!
When: Wednesdays, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, when school is in session.
To learn more about the program, please contact our Program Director, Annie Callanan, by calling 585/235-6124 x19 or via email.