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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Lesson Activity Ideas

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Five resources make up a collection of social-emotional learning activities that target the five core competencies (self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making). The activities...
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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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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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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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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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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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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 6

For Teachers 11th Standards
How does Judith Shakespeare's marriage arrangement develop the central idea of gender roles? Pupils consider the question as they continue reading Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own. Scholars also complete a Quick Write, examining the...
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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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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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Dancer, Lover, Spy - Mata Hari

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Femme fatale? German spy? French spy? Mata Hari's origin story and her espionage during World War I are clouded by the legends surrounding her. With more recently declassified documents, historians have a better understanding of her role...
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Defying Convention | Little Women

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Jo's decision not to marry her childhood friend Laurie broke the hearts of many readers—but it also represented Little Women's successful break from traditional nineteenth-century gender roles. A short clip illustrates Jo's desire to...
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What Are Stereotypes and Gender Roles?

For Students 7th - 12th
Living up to what society expects of you is difficult enough before you add the complications of sexual and racial prejudice. Discuss the difficulties faced by people in your country, neighborhood, and classroom with a series of...
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An Introduction to Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Simone de Beauvoir is considered one of the first feminist philosophers and her book, The Second Sex, is known as one of the most important treatises on feminism. Introduce young philosophers to Beauvoir's ideas with a short video that...
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An Introduction to Judith Butler’s Gender Troubles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is gender decided at conception or at birth? Is it a biological concept or a societal construct? Judith Butler discusses the concept with her thought-provoking Gender Troubles, the key ideas of which are summarized in a short video.
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Excerpt from Our Deportment

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
A wife "should consult the disposition and tastes of her husband, and endeavor to lead him to high and noble thoughts." A husband "should pass by unnoticed any disagreeable peculiarities and mistakes, taking care at the proper time, and...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: "Chalk Talk Strategy”

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Hold a silent discussion about concepts related to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. After reading chapter seven, learners participate in a whole-class written discussion based on guiding questions written on the board by the teacher. 
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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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Teaching Strategies: The Giver

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Can utopia be achieved? Included here are three literature worksheets to pair with Lois Lowry's The Giver. Pupils work in groups to come up with solutions to society's issues, individuals back up a statement related to a topic in the...
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Should Girls Be Allowed to Play High School Football?

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Combine text analysis with a prompt that is sure to spark interest and discussion with your class members. Pupils read a news article written in 2013 regarding an Alabama community's conversation on girls playing middle/high school...
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Piggybook: A Read4Health Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
"You are pigs." With those three simple words, the lives of the Piggott family were changed forever. Read aloud the children's story Piggybook by Anthony Browne and teach your class the importance of personal responsibility, learning...
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Four Sisters in Ancient Rome

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What was leisurely life like for the young, wealthy women of ancient Rome? Though all records from the period were written by men, this video demonstrates that we are still able to construct some aspects of a woman's daily duties and...
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Gender, Sex, and Slavery

For Teachers 8th - 12th
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...
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Women of the South in a changing society

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scarlett O’Hara, Melanie Hamilton, Aunt Pittypat. The siren, the saint, the airhead. Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind contributes much to the stereotype most hold of southern women during the Civil War era. Class members access...