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...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
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...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The 1960s in America
Discover the incredible change and volatility that was 1960s America with an engaging, informative video. It begins with an extensive overview of pivotal moments during the civil rights movement and the subsequent shift toward militant...
15 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 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...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
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
Examining Women's Roles through Primary Sources and Literature
Young scholars 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. Young scholars also read selected pieces of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Building Suburbia: Highways and Housing in Postwar America
Learners determine how suburbs changed America. In this post World War II lesson, students complete research projects that require them to examine the growth of suburbs in the 1950's and 1960's. Learners reveal how government policies,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Story Of American Freedom
Young scholars 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...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
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 Health
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...
Higher Ed Social Studies & History
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
Feminism Does Not Have to be an F-Word
Students analyze social activism messages in music. In this feminism activity, students explore selected music that expresses sentiments voiced in the women liberation movement in the United States. Students compare the lyrics of the...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts