Gender Roles Teacher Resources
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Gender Roles in Jewish and Muslim Cultures
Gender roles and religious practices can be a very interesting and complex subject to teach. Luckily, you have found an excellent resource that includes links, vocabulary, and a great set of activities. Learners will discuss cultural convergence and divergence and then dive into research to find information on the gender roles of women in Jewish and Muslim communities.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 68 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising
Young learners explore gender roles in advertising by taking an ad campaign they have seen which is specifically directed to one gender, and redesigning the campaign to target the opposite gender. After leading a guided discussion about gender stereotypes, small groups create a brief ad campaign and explain to the class what techniques they considered as well as where the ad would be placed to reach the target audience.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 92 Downloads
Becoming a Web Celeb
It's become more and more common for individuals or groups to become famous practically overnight, but what are the consequences, positive and negative, of the rise to fame? Pupils explore the negatives and positive of Internet fame while taking a close look at gender roles and stereotypes.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Learners consider the differences between egalitarian and traditional marriages. They analyze a series of video clips and mid-century advertisements looking for evidence of gender bias in marriage. Feminism, gender roles for women and men, and marital conflict are all discussed.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 7 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
Learners access prior knowledge of vocabulary on feminism and psychoanalytic theory, and gender schema. In this Empowered Barbie instructional activity, students recreate a Barbie doll. Learners write a reflection on how they changed Barbie's body and body image.
11th - 12th Science 12 Views 28 Downloads
The Impact of Gender Role Stereotypes
One of three lessons on gender stereotype, this resource from the Media Awareness Network discusses the violence that is inflicted on men and women as they try to live up to the stereotypes of their gender. The section on women focuses on the self-violence of eating disorders caused by a dangerous obsession to meet ideals set by media.
7th - 12th Language Arts 22 Views 152 Downloads
Students explore human characteristics by researching gender roles. In this human sexuality activity, students identify the different stereotypes for each gender and the expectations they carry. Students participate in a class discussion about sexuality and gender roles.
7th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 25 Downloads
Gender, Sex, and Slavery
While examining slavery's impact on women, historians compare and contrast the perspectives of a plantation mistress and an enslaved woman, both reflecting on the system of forced prostitution. Text analysis and written responses create a cross-curricular activity, and critical thinking prompts are provided.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
TV Tells it All
Students discuss the concept of gender bias and stereotyping. For this social science lesson, students determine what the influence of television on gender roles represents and compares the chage in gender roles of today to those of their parents.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 10 Downloads
The Reality of Digital Drama
Why is drama queen a title but not drama king? Explore peer drama with your class, covering both reality television and real-life Internet interactions. Pupils discuss drama as a general term before watching two videos while taking notes.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 95 Views 53 Downloads CCSS: Designed
I love this topic and don't think it is discussed nearly enough. Learners consider how boys and girls are stereotyped around the world and how marketing uses and promotes these stereotypes by how they package or present children's toys. Legos are used as the primary model of this phenomenon and help facilitate good discussion, as well as activities that will get kids thinking about the differences between gender and sex.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 78 Views 101 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Textual Analysis Lesson: Boys vs. Girls: It's Not Just in Your Head
The main characters in Bridge to Terabithia do no quite live up to their gender expectations. Explore this idea with a reading passage called "Boys vs. Girls: It's Not Just in Your Head." Included in the plan are detailed instructions for how to read and mark the text.
5th Language Arts 9 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Examine the Media
Take a look at media though a critical lens. Class members cut out images of women from magazines and conduct a gallery walk, considering the portrayal of women and men in these images. They then read an article and discuss the content and images in small groups.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Media Analysis--Culture and Gender Roles
Ninth graders participate in class discussion about culture and how it influences our lives then complete an analysis of advertisements from popular magazines to derive what effects they have on our culture. They use analysis of adds to draw ideas about g
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Social Influences (Lesson 1)
Seventh graders complete a handout on how their lives differ from those portrayed on television. In groups, they identify their misconceptions about gender roles and equality. They also discover ways to not buy into the negative messages protrayed.
7th Health 3 Views 10 Downloads