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29 resources with the concept feminism

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Eleanor Roosevelt- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
"I think every First Lady since Eleanor Roosevelt is measured against Eleanor Roosevelt." With this brief mini-bio, discover how the longest-serving First Lady of the United States expanded the role by developing her own constituency,...
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On This Day: Publication of The Feminine Mystique

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
When Betty Friedan published The Feminine Mystique, it was considered a manifesto for women who suffered from the problem that has no name. Clips from authors and historians, as well as the writer herself, help class members consider the...
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Traditionalist, Feminist, and the New Face of Women in Congress, 1955–1976

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of women in Congress, class members read the contextual essay, "A Changing of the Guard; Traditionalist, Feminist, and the New Face of Women in Congress, 1955–1976." Groups then research a woman serving during this...
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American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Need an online resource to supplement the paper textbook in your classroom? An all-encompassing website covers historical events throughout the last half of the second millenium, leading right up to the third. From the pre-Columbian...
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Sex Discrimination: Crash Course Government and Politics #30

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does the Constitution protect someone from discrimination at the workplace, in school, or in a public setting? Scholars research United States government and politics to grasp how the law handled sexual discrimination over the...
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Style, Format, and Genre: Barbie - Curse or Blessing?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Barbie has been an iconic figure in the lives of girls since the 1950s, but her existence has been full of controversy. A lesson plan on style, format, and genre explores that controversy by looking at three texts with different...
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An Introduction to Saba Mahmood’s Politics of Piety

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do traditional customs of Islam contradict western feminism? Explore this and more using a video summary of Saba Mahmood's Politics of Piety, part of an extensive playlist about the world's greatest ideas. It addresses a common...
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Why Should You Read "The Handmaid's Tale"?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, published in 1985, remains a timeless and cautionary tale. Naomi Mercer offers a cogent argument for why Atwood's speculative fiction should should be a part of the modern language arts canon.
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Introducing Literary Theory – A Unit Wrap-Up

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Literary theories are lenses through which a text may be analyzed. The question in this lesson plan is how a particular literary lens can influence the reader's view of the text.
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The Rights of Women in the United States

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Six diverse activities make up a substantial unit on the women's rights movement in the United States, past and present. A few of the topics at hand: the fourteenth and nineteenth amendments, the Equal Pay Act, the Lily Ledbetter Act,...
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Tag: Whose Values

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Get young people thinking about their lives and current topics of social justice, advocacy, gender, race, and identity. After examining several works by Barbara Kruger, participants select a tag with one of the questions printed on it,...
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An Obstacle

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
What does it take to overcome an obstacle as big as sexism? The speaker in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's poem "An Obstacle" meets Prejudice, a character in this case, face-to-face. Learners read the poem and respond to a series of...
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How I Responded to Sexism in Gaming with Empathy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Listen as Lilian Chen describes her experiences with sexism in the Super Smash Brothers gaming community, and explores topics like bullying, gender imbalance, social dynamics, and feminism.
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Malala Yousafzai: A "Normal," Yet Powerful Girl

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Introduce your learners to Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani activist for female education who publicly stood against the Taliban's actions. This resource includes an article written by NPR on Malala's fascinating story, as well as...
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On Being a Woman and a Diplomat

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"There's a special place in hell for women who don't help each other." Listen as former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright discusses her position as United States ambassador to the United Nations in the Gulf War, and makes a...
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Tales of Passion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is feminism? Listen as renowned author and activist Isabel Allende champions the cause of passionate individuals, and in particular, women who have gone against the grain and challenged the status quo in order to make the world a...
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Chapter 28: Red Flags and Velvet Revolutions: The End of the Cold War, 1960-1990

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Set your historians up for testing success using this interactive flashcard tool. It is one of many learning strategies offered in this thorough online resource. Although designed for use with a text, the site is valuable independently....
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Empowered Barbie

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars access prior knowledge of vocabulary on feminism and psychoanalytic theory, and gender schema.  In this Empowered Barbie lesson, students recreate a Barbie doll.  Young scholars write a reflection on how they changed...
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Feminism Does Not Have to be an F-Word

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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Petition of Amelia Bloomer Regarding Suffrage in the West

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the role of Amelia Jenks Bloomer in the struggles for suffrage and political reform. They consider the factors involved in political socialization and compile webliographies of their research materials.
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The Changing Role of Women

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the evolution of women's rights in America. As they analyze primary documents and discuss historical events, learners determine how Abigail Adams, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lady Bird Johnson, Margaret Sanger, and James...
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Interpretations of Jane Eyre & Inspired Texts

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Probably best viewed after a reading of Jane Eyre, these eight slides introduce some of the thoughts surrounding the novel's feminist central character. Texts influenced by the novel are also listed, providing the perfect bridge into...
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All About Bridget Jones's Diary

For Students Higher Ed
This quiz focuses on the book Bridget Jones's Diary, though there is some overlap with the film. The book and quiz have mature content; you could potentially use this resource in a college sociology course, course on feminism,...
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Speak Out!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to Yvonne Ranier's "Trio A" dance and investigate how to express concern over social issues through choreography. They research important issues from the 1960's, choreograph and perform original dances.