This character-building lesson, designed for Women’s History Month, offers students an empowering glimpse into the many achievements and profound emotional strength of one of America’s most admired First Ladies.

Grounded in Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) principles, this lesson introduces students to a remarkable role model who confronted and overcame personal challenges, ridicule, criticism, and controversy by developing indomitable inner resources. Her example can help young people to develop their own positive attitudes and approaches for handling life’s inevitable difficulties.