As a history teacher, I am so very excited to see this historic event unfolding in my lifetime. Many, many women(and men...) worked hard and suffered much to create an environment where this has finally become possible.
Check out this Reader's Script on Hillary Clinton where kids learn about Hillary's childhood and career to the present. TRIVIA: Hillary wanted to be an astronaut and at the age of 14 wrote a letter to NASA. She was very disappointed to learn that girls could NOT be admitted to the astronaut program(that would change in 1978).Grades 4 and up. Comprehension questions,discussion questions and activities as well as links for more information are also included: