English Lesson Plans for International Women’s Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day. Will you be discussing women’s equality and rights with your English learners this week?

We hope you’ll try our ready-made International Women’s Day lesson plan. You can find this lesson in our Holidays & Events section.

Our ready-made Women’s Day lesson includes:

  • a full-page reading about the history of Women’s Day (podcast) ¬†
  • comprehension questions
  • vocabulary review activities
  • a pair information gap task
  • idioms related to equality
  • group work


We also have lessons on Gender Inequality (podcast preview) and Gender Roles (podcast preview) in our Discussion Starters section. And don’t miss our Famous People lessons on women who have fought for equality, such as Nellie McClung and Malala Yousafzai.

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