Active Lives: Votes for Women

Active Lives – Biographies on Stage: Votes for Women

The story of Kate Sheppard winning the vote for women and Richard Seddon trying to stop her is a tale of world-changing history. Read about this New Zealand pair, then breathe life into these characters on stage.


A dynamic literacy program.

Intended for Years 4-8, Active Lives combines the human-interest appeal of biographies with the hands-on action of plays.


Each Active Lives book contains:

  • A two-spread non-fiction report on an important historical event or time
  • Two one-spread biographies on the two main characters from the historical event
  • A nine-spread play based on the historical event and featuring the characters from the biographies plus supporting characters
  • A non-fiction feature spread
  • Notes on source material
  • A glossary.


Categories: Literacy Resources
SKU: 45415
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SKU: 45415

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