What are your thoughts about the suffragettes so far? What questions do you have? Watch this animation in the eyes of a suffragette .
What did you think about how the suffragette was treated in prison? Do you agree with it?
Answer these questions using the evidence in the text:
1) Why do you think the Suffragettes broke the windows all over London?
2) The argument of the broken pane of glass is the most valuable argument in modern politics.
What do you think Emmeline Pankhurst meant by this statement?
3) Every time I hear (Emmeline) her speak I feel the fire rising in my belly
What impact does Emmeline have on the narrator Dollie?
4 Not all the women agreed with what was said in the meetings. Why do you think that?
5)Do you agree with the approach taken by the Suffragettes?
We are really enjoying the problem solving in maths. You have been making great links and solving them using many different strategies.
Have a go at these problems today!
Victorian women had few civil or political rights.
A wife had to do as she was told by her husband, who was her protector and adviser. Until 1884 a wife was officially listed as one of her husband’s possessions. During the suffrage movement, many posters were used as propaganda.
Do you remember what propaganda means? We looked at propaganda posters for our WW2 topic.
Here are a few posters created by the suffrage movement before WW1. What do you notice?
What do these posters tell us? What message do you think they are trying to give?
Now take a look at these posters:
*How are the two groups of the posters different?
*Why do you think there are two groups of posters?
*What messages do you think are represented in the posters?
Create your own 21st Century propaganda poster. Who would be on your front cover? What words would you use? Here are a few modern day posters taken from the Women's march for equality in 2017.