Betty Friedan Teacher Resources
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Quotation Marks with Titles and Words
Even middle schoolers need to review the rules of quotation marks! First, complete the mini-lesson at the top of the page, and then have your class attempt the exercise that follows. They edit 11 sentences. An answer sheet is included on the final page.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
In the Shadows, Agents of Change
Most of your learners have probably heard of Martin Luther King, Jr., or Cesar Chavez, but could they also recognize the names of Betty Friedan or Dolores Huerta? Give your learners the opportunity to discover the many accomplishments of women who played a key role during the civil rights movement.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
A Brief History of Women in America
The story of women throughout American history is fascinating. Travel the path from domestic slave to the modern day with advocates such as Susan B. Anthony, the Grimké Sisters, and Gloria Steinem. A wonderful presentation that shows how women throughout American history have fought to overcome slavery, inequality, and prejudice against all.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 27 Downloads
Women in the 1950s
Students learn about suburban communities in the 1950s. In this women studies instructional activity, students watch a Power Point presentation about suburban communities in the 1950s. Students look at images from the 1950s and discuss what they think life was like for suburban women.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Building Suburbia: Highways and Housing in Postwar America
Students determine how suburbs changed America. In this post World War II lesson plan, students complete research projects that require them to examine the growth of suburbs in the 1950's and 1960's. Students reveal how government policies, cultural ideology, and the national interstate highway system contributed the successes and failures of suburban life in America.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 59 Downloads
Baby Boom and the Culture of the 1950's
Students study the ripple effect of the baby boom generation on history and on their lives today. They discover how the rules and conformity of the 1950's set the stage for the rebellious, anti-establishment sixties. They study the textbook on the 1950-1960 and place important events on time-line.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 78 Downloads
Students explore psychology by answering gender study questions. In this sexuality lesson, students discuss the stereotypes often referred to men and woman and what the truth is about their characteristics and abilities. Students complete a gender role worksheet and define vocabulary terms.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 25 Views 30 Downloads
Women and the Law Ladies of the 80's: 1780's, 1880's, 1980's
Learners examine laws that have affected women in history: the 1780's, following the United States independence from England; the 1880's, the time of westward expansion, the silver/gold era, and the coming of the Industrial Revolution.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 7 Views 53 Downloads
The Story Of American Freedom
Learners investigate the concept of American freedom with the use of primary sources of images in order to derive meaning. The images are used to inspire research and writing about historical scenes. The writing and analysis of the images are finally presented to the whole class.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 85 Downloads
Female Adolescent Identity Formation: Am I Powerful or Powerless?
Students explore the "coming of age" process experienced by adolescent girls on their journey from children to adulthood. They focus on the middle years or limbo period in which girls decide who they want to become as women or rather, society decides who they have to become because they are women.
10th - 12th Health 7 Views 45 Downloads
Power to the People: Social Movements of the 1960s
Students engage in a professional development workshop for teachers in the delivery of curriculum about the era of the 1960's. The emphasis of the workshop is using popular culture of the time in order to launch investigations that are student centered and highly engaging.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 13 Views 31 Downloads
The Sixties Protests and Social Change
Students identify, examine and analyze photographs of the sixties to determine the forces of social change at work in America during this decade. They determine the goals of each movement and the methods used by each to achieve those goals.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
A Time of Social Change Chapter Review
In this 1960s and 1970s America worksheet, students review a chapter as they define 7 vocabulary terms, eliminate 5 false statements, and identify 3 historical themes pertaining to American society during the 2 decades.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads