AMAZING WOMEN – what do you know about these women? Test your knowledge.

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Emmeline Pankhurst is famous and she was born in July 1858. But do you know what she is famous for? Here’s a class activity about famous women. Test your knowledge about these Amazing Women. What do you know about them and what are they famous for?


  1. Emmeline Pankhurst
  2. Edith Cavell
  3. Emilie du Chatelet
  4. Maria Poliakova
  5. Kato Shizue
  6. Soujourner Truth

These amazing women overcame many obstacles to achieve greatness. Their stories are a valuable lesson for all students and others. We do take our world for granted today. How did women gain the right to vote? Who was the first woman to qualify as a doctor? These women are true TRAILBLAZERS! Women everywhere can be MOTIVATED by the stories of those mentioned above and many more. Read their own story HERE.

Amazing Women – BOOK REVIEW by Cindy Taylor

Amazing Women

Excerpt –   “Amazing Women provides an effective tool for people to learn without feeling overwhelmed. What a wonderful inspiration to women of all ages everywhere in the world but especially to the up and coming female success stories. Anyone lacking in confidence, but especially females, can read this book and come away with the knowledge that any dream is possible. I would love to see this book in the school systems to be utilized as a tool to encourage girls who don’t have the courage to chase their dreams. Turning the last page of this book, I was left with the knowledge that the battle was worth it and must continue! “

Here’s what they are famous for:-

  1. Emmeline Pankhurst – UK Women’s Rights Activist
  2. Edith Cavell – UK Nurse
  3. Emilie du Chatelet – French Writer
  4. Maria Poliakova – Russian Spy
  5. Kato Shizue – Japanese Health Organizer
  6. Soujourner Truth – American Slave and Civil Rights Leader

Amazing People Education is brought to you by The Amazing People Club – an international education publisher that is bringing these sensational resources to students and teachers worldwide. To explore tips and tricks on classroom edu-tainment using BioViews®, please download our free Amazing Teacher Toolkit. To get involved in our direct-to-classroom resources, be sure to check out these Education Case Studies.

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