Profile of African Women in Struggle 1500s -1970s
Valiant women is aimed towards key stages 2/3 children and parents. Every child should have access to this book, therefore every home classroom should have this book to read.
Each profile stands alone but the author draws together the information in 4 main sections: their background, their education, their achievements and their rewards. The introduction, conclusion and assessments are linked to a common objective--to introduce children to new role models who have surmounted the barriers of race and gender, so to inspire them to do the best.
Valiant women is versatile it can be used by teachers to introduce black history, women's history and social history. Children in general and Black children in particular need role models and these exceptional women within show them that all things are possible if they aim high.
Valiant women is designed to attract and engage the younger reader. It is colourful and brilliantly illustrated with strong portrait of each women. Teachers and pupils new to black history will find information accessible and easy to read. Each profile contains bite size facts box and a reading list to encourage further research.
Valiant women is full of facts, with assessment ideas and projects for independent and group work therefore schools supplementary schools and families will find this a most useful resource.
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See two of the many great women featured in the book Valiant Women
Hon. Dr. Louise Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou)
Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba