2/4/20 – Inspirational Women

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This month we have been learning about inspirational women who had a great impact on the world around them and continue to inspire others today.

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Who in your mind is the most inspiring and influential figure of all?

What have they achieved and how do they continue to inspire generations of men and women?

Task – Choose one of these famous women and write a factual report.

Remember to include: title, dates of birth & death, key achievements, awards received, any other interesting facts

Extension – Explain why you have chosen to focus on one particular female icon. What is it about them that makes them memorable?

13 thoughts on “2/4/20 – Inspirational Women

  1. I have done a fact file in my book on Katherine Johnson who I really like learning about. I found that she died this year, age 101. That made me sad but I was pleased she had a good life with her 3 girls.


    1. I’m so pleased you enjoyed learning about Katherine Johnson – she is an amazing woman! What do you find most inspiring about Katherine?


  2. All About Malala Yousufzai
    Malala was born in Mingora, Pakistan on July 12,1997.
    Malala’s father worked at a girls school.
    Then the Taliban banned girls from going to school.
    Malala spoke out that girls should go to school.
    In October 2012,a masked gunman shot Malala on the left side of her head.
    Malala woke up 10 days later in a hospital in Birmingham,England.
    She continued her fight until girls could go to school.
    Malala received the Nobel Peace Prize in December 2014.
    Love from,


    1. Malala is very inspirational, great choice Jing! You’ve done some amazing research and remembered our Malala lesson really well, I’m very impressed. Well done Jing 🙂


  3. I chose to look at beatrix potter as I like reading her stories and watching Peter rabbit on t.v. I also have a collection of the beatrix potter 50p coins.
    I found out that she was born on 28th July 1866 and died just before christmas on 22nd December 1943.
    I found out she liked to paint and wrote 30 books she also lived on a farm and had lots of animals. Peter rabbit was about her pet rabbit.
    I couldn’t find any awards but you can get a beatrix potter award now for doing hood things.


    1. Hi Faith! Lovely to hear from you 🙂
      I think Beatrix Potter is an excellent choice. I didn’t know that there was a Beatrix Potter award, well done for finding out a great fact! Well done!


  4. I did a fact file about Katherine Johnson in my book. I chose her because she died on the day we talked about her in assembly.


    1. All about Malala Yousufzai
      Malala was born on July 12 , 1997
      Her father worked in a girl ‘s school
      The Taliban stoped girl ‘s from going to school
      Malala spoke out that girl ‘s should go to school
      In October 2012 2 masked men shot her on the left side of head
      Then 10 days later she woke up in Birmingham ,London
      She won the Nobel peace prize
      Love from,


  5. I chose Beatrix Potter because I wanted to find out more about her.
    She was born in South Kensington, London on 28th July 1866 and her family had lots of money so she had a great childhood. She was 14 when she started to keep a diary about places that she had been to and she would also draw pictures in this to.
    They had lots of small animals growing up and she had a bunny called Benjamin Bouncer. I have 3 bunnies at home called Oreo, Whiskers and Snowy!
    She loved to paint and to write and is famous for bringing all her small animals to life through her stories.

    The film was awesome! I loved watching it with my family.


  6. All àbout Malala youzafzai

    Malala youzafzai was born on July 12 1997 in Mingora,Pakistan
    And she died on 9 October 2012 and she speaks English,Pashto
    and mainly Pakistani and her husband is Zuiaddin and they flew to U.K Malala got shot in the taliban and she won the Nobel peace prize when she was 17.


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