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This lesson could be used in a social studies course to introduce students to the Famous 5 as women, suffragists and citizens who worked together to fight for equal rights. This lesson can also be used to teach students about the role the Famous 5 played in Canadian history. This lesson also introduces students to different types of historical sources, focusing on historical photographs.


Students will learn about how the Famous 5 influenced the changing lifestyles of women in the early 1900s and be asked to consider the roles and lifestyles of women today. They will examine the attitudes and perspectives of the Famous 5 in the context of Canadian history and lifestyles. They will use and analyze different types of historical sources.

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