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 27 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 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Budgeting: Finding Personal Financial Success
What a comprehensive, engaging set of activities for learners to gain a firm foundation of financial knowledge, practice budgeting for after they have completed their education, and consider the unexpected turns that life may throw their way.
9th - 12th Math 44 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 17 Views 31 Downloads
Women and the Law Ladies of the 80's: 1780's, 1880's, 1980's
Students 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 9 Views 54 Downloads
Examining Women's Roles through Primary Sources and Literature
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. For this women's history lesson, students examine the role of women prior to and following the suffrage movement. Students also read selected pieces of women's literature.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 35 Downloads
Women in the 1950s
Students learn about suburban communities in the 1950s. In this women studies lesson, 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
High schoolers determine how suburbs changed America. In this post World War II instructional activity, students complete research projects that require them to examine the growth of suburbs in the 1950's and 1960's. High schoolers 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 plan, 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
The Story Of American Freedom
Students 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 14 Views 85 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
Feminism Does Not Have to be an F-Word
Students analyze social activism messages in music. In this feminism lesson, students explore selected music that expresses sentiments voiced in the women liberation movement in the United States. Students compare the lyrics of the songs with primary and secondary sources regarding the movement.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 17 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, January 28, 2010
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 39 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, August 16, 2007
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, learners respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
Eleventh graders explore American government reform. For this Progressive Era lesson, 11th graders read about the Era in their textbooks and in the provided handouts. Students then create group presentations and write essays on the role of Progressives in changing American government.
11th Social Studies & History 33 Views 156 Downloads