Here are 10 International Womens Day writing prompts you can use to ring in the holiday with your classroom or your own personal journal. If you enjoyed these prompts, buy the entire collection of 1,000 Writing Prompts for Holidays on Amazon.
Create a made-up story using all of the following words: women, respect, equal,
Describe a famous woman from history using your imagination. Guess how you
think she would look and act based on what you know about her.
It took the United States over 100 years to grant women the right to vote. Why
do you think it was so difficult for men to give power and rights to women? Why
do you think women deserve those rights?
Who is the greatest female role model in your life? Why is she so important to
you? How would you react if you met her?
There are many places in the world that continue to deny basic rights to women,
such as school. What do you think it would be like for a woman to grow up
there? Why do you believe these places continue to be unfair toward women?
Have you ever heard any stories about growing up from your mother or
grandmother? If so, how were their experiences different from how a girl would
live today? If not, create a story about either your mother or grandmother
using your imagination.
Imagine that you weren't allowed to do things that the other gender could. You
couldn't go to the same classes or play with the same toys, etc. How would that
make you feel?
Write a letter to a famous woman alive today congratulating her on her success.
Make sure to include how her achievements have impacted you. Ask your teacher
how you can send it directly to the woman in question.
In the past, women weren't allowed to play nearly as many sports as men. Why do
you think it's important for men and women both to be allowed to play sports?
What are some ways in which you can honor the important women in your life on
International Women's Day?
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