Betty Friedan Teacher Resources
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Equal Rights? The Woman's Movement from Suffrage to Schlafly
New ReviewIf you've never heard of the Equal Rights Amendment, it's probably because there isn't one in the United States Constitution. Delve into the contentious history behind the ERA, its founders and supporters, and reasons for its political...
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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
Examining Women's Roles through Primary Sources and Literature
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In 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...
9th - 12th
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...
9th - 12th
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,...
10th - 12th