Grade 3

How Did Women Support the American Revolutionary War Without Leaving Home?

Historians analyze sources. In this lesson, students will explore primary and secondary sources to form a claim and determine an answer to the mystery question: how did women support the American Revolutionary War without leaving home? Students will gather clues from primary and secondary sources to determine roles women played from their homes to support the American Revolutionary War. Students will learn about the homespun movement, life on the farm, and female spies.

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