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Wonder Pack: Women's History Month

Classroom Activities

Wonder Pack: Women's History Month

This Deck celebrates Women’s History Month and is designed to prompt wonder and curiosity for elementary, middle, and high school learners. These Wonders highlight the achievements of three trailblazing athletes breaking records and paving the way for women in sports!

What’s in this pack?

Elementary

In this video from Great Big Story, Jayna Ledford walks viewers through the obstacles and discrimination she overcame to pursue her dream of dancing ballet professionally. Despite all that was thrown her way, Jayna persevered to master pointe and continue practice as a ballet dancer.

Source: Great Big Story

Middle

Alana Nichols is the first woman to win gold in both Summer and Winter Paralympics. In this video from PBS, Alana describes how her dedication and passion for athletic competition rehabbed not only her body but also her spirit, allowing her to achieve feats greater than she’d thought possible.

Source: PBS

High

In this video, Great Big Story follows three young boxers at the top of their game. Described as leader of the pack, 17-year-old Sandra Tovar demonstrates her exemplary commitment to the sport and to winning an Olympic gold medal.

Source: Great Big Story

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