WHAT WE DID: 3/7

SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH, ENGLISH 8, AND HONORS ENGLISH 8

Students worked in groups to answer questions for the AoW.

AOW: WOMEN’S HISTORY MUSEUM QUESTIONS

Directions: On a separate sheet of paper, write out your answer using complete sentences. Any questions not answered in class are homework. Due Friday, March 10th.

  1. What is the author’s purpose for this article? PIE? Explain.
  2. List five historically significant women and next to their name, write why they are important.
  3. Who is Peggy McGlone? What does she do? For whom does she work?
  4. What is the problem the article discusses?
  5. What is the proposed solution?
  6. What is the goal of the solution? Cite textual evidence.
  7. What did it take to fund the National Museum of African American History and Culture? List all the efforts involved including how long it took.
  8. How long will the plan for the eventual museum take place?
  9. What museum took the place of a women’s history museum? What do you think about this?
  10. Define curator as it is used in the article.
  11. Define auspices as it is used in the article.
  12. How long did the report to Carolyn Maloney take? Who is Carolyn Maloney?
  13. What is one “fun fact” you learned from reading this article?
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