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249 resources with the concept gender

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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 3

For Teachers 7th Standards
The final unit in the 2b Module has seventh graders  researching how media and advertising perpetuate gender stereotypes. To begin, class members examine the role of gender in Pygmalion, look at advertising in the 1890s, and read the...
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Lessons

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Designed for teachers, a 15-lesson collection curated by the Smithsonian, examines how wars have impacted American society. Each resource includes a lesson plan, background information, a materials list, maps, images, and worksheets. An...
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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
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Ready, Set, Respect!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of respect in your classroom with a comprehensive unit that focuses on positive behavior in and outside of school. Three parts, each separated into four grade-specific lessons, cover bullying, bias, name-calling,...
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Identity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is identity defined by genes, cultural standards, personal feelings, a combination of these, or something else altogether? Scholars learn about the complex topic of identity with a presentation, a game, and with a series of discussions....
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Changing Gender Roles on the Home Front

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Many historians discuss how gender roles changed because of World War II, but how did this come to be? An informative resource challenges scholars to do some digging and research the information for themselves. They research how...
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Harriet Jabocs and Elizabeth Keckly: The Material and Emotional Realities of Childhood in Slavery

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Through the journals written by Harriet Jacobs and Elizabeth Keckly, young readers gain insight into the lives of two enslaved children on nineteenth-century plantations.
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Feeling On Display

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many teen girls and boys experience great pressure to keep up online appearances. Work together as a class to consider the effect of photos on social networking sites, and invite your learners to reflect on such important concepts as...
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Lesson: Looking Closer: The Artwork of Wangechi Mutu

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Social issues of gender and media stereotypes, begins with a multi-sensory experience. Learners view the painting Backlash Blues and make critical comments based on what they see. They then read the Langston Hughes poem and listen to the...
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The Rest Cure: Gender in Medicine and Literature

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Read and discuss "The Yellow Wall-Paper" and the gender issues that the story brings up. Use articles from the time period to analyze, complete with specific discussion questions. After two days, scholars write an essay based on topics...
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Puberty: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewWith puberty comes lots of changes to one's body. Scholars explore those changes with two lessons that examine the role of the pituitary gland and hormones. In the first lesson, pupils take on the role of the pituitary gland, write a...
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Learning area 3: Explore a Wide Range of Jobs and Challenge Preconceptions

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
New ReviewSquash the notion that certain jobs are meant for a boy or girl with a unit comprised of nine activities. Through discussion, videos, audio clips, worksheets, and readings, scholars examine stereotypes related to specific jobs and...
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Learning area 2: Challenging Stereotypes and Discrimination

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
New ReviewSix powerful and eyeopening lessons provide scholars with activities designed to challenge stereotypes and discrimination. The unit provides reading material with which pupils read and discuss. Grand conversations lead to physically...
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Getting with the Program

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
A seven-step lesson plan introduces the emergence of computer sciences and the contributions women made to the profession after World War II. Several science experiments offer pupils a hands-on learning experience that showcases...
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How Is Your Gender Represented?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does the media shape people's views on gender? Scholars use data on gender portrayal in magazines to explore the idea. They use a spreadsheet program to create bar graphs and perform a chi-square test. They also use provided data to...
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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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More Than Words Can Say: Analyzing Visual Materials as Primary Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The propaganda of World War II was a key factor in galvanizing the home front. Class members examine images—without their text—to consider their messages, including those around race and gender. Using pictures and discussion questions,...
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Rethinking Ophelia

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How can a gender theoretical lens shape the way Ophelia is perceived in Hamlet? That is the question writers must answer in an explanatory essay to conclude their study of Shakespeare's revenge tragedy.
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Analyzing Gender Stereotypes in Media

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Why might toy advertisers use gender stereotypes to sell their products? Young people think critically about media messages and its role in gender stereotyping with a thought-provoking lesson.
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“He Named Me Malala”: Understanding Student Activism Through Film

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Malala Yousafzai has become the face of social activism. After watching He Named Me Malala and short student-made films about what young people can do to become instruments of change, class members reflect on what it means to be an...
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Specialized Chromosomes Determine Gender

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are you an XX or an XY? Budding scientists learn about cellular fertilization and the determination of gender in a thorough online lesson. They follow their study with a set of interactive reflection questions.
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Selling "Boy" and "Girl"

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
Monster trucks, action figures, and video games. Are these toys designed for boys or girls? Scholars work in small groups to find and categorize examples of boy and girl toys from catalogs. Next, learners analyze the two sets of pictures...
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Equality

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Despite passing the Equality Act in 2010 covering many groups, gender inequality in Great Britain remains. Scholars investigate the concept of equality with a presentation, discussion, and hands-on timeline activities. The seventh lesson...
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Gender-Inclusive Language

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
In the past, if writers weren't sure of a person's gender, they simply used masculine pronouns. Today, however, as a handout on gender-inclusive language explains, writers must choose pronouns carefully. To promote the use of gender...