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Comic Book Characters

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore gender stereotypes by analyzing how male and female characters are depicted in comic books. Using the provided Comic Book Analysis sheet, students record the attributes of male and female comic book characters. Then the whole...
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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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Closing the Salary Gap

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore careers in their community and compare the average salaries for men and women working in those careers. They explore a variety of careers available in their community through participating in this lesson.
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Encourage A New Generation of Peacemakers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Integrate this essay-writing contest into your high school classroom to develop writing skills and encourage international study.
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Gender Stereotypes and Body Image

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Learners discuss and become aware of the dangers of gender stereotyping and the media's role in perpetuating gender stereotypes. They view magazine advertisements and make entries in their journals after guided discussion.
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Physical Education Unit Plan: Soccer - Lesson 6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Here is the sixth in a 10-lesson series on soccer. It takes a look at the role of gender in the sport of soccer. In general, are boys’ sports and girls’ sports equal? Are men’s sports and women’s sports equal? Is there equality in...
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The Impact of Gender Role Stereotypes

For Teachers 8th - 9th
One of three lessons on gender stereotype, this resource from the Media Awareness Network discusses the violence that is inflicted on men and women as they try to live up to the stereotypes of their gender. The section on women focuses...
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Silly Family Trees Quiz

For Students 6th - 8th
Designed as a quiz, this resource provides an opportunity to review family vocabulary. The first exercise has learners unscramble six words and match them with their definition. The second exercise asks learners to identify the members...
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Issues of Gender

For Teachers 11th - 12th
High schoolers study the issue of gender. Here, they are invited to view works of art, and read pieces of literature through history to show how the issue of gender has evolved over time. The works of Robert Harris are used extensively...
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Gender Worksheet 1

For Teachers 7th - 8th
What's the gender for each of the nouns shown? Give your beginning Spanish speakers practice identifying whether nouns or masculine or feminine, and then write the correct definite article for fifteen words at the bottom of the page. 
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Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Make your students critical consumers of media, and foster an awareness of how culture is reflected and shaped by media. This resource covers how alcohol advertising presents and promotes gender stereotypes. After a discussion on...
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Gender Worksheet 2

For Students 6th
Provide your Spanish learners with more nouns and their gender. Consider using this as a post-assessment after your unit!
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Gender of Nouns

For Students 6th
Are your beginning Spanish speakers learning Spanish nouns and their genders? Use this simple resource as a quiz at the end of the unit!
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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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Against the Odds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What factors help people achieve goals? What factors prevent people from achieving goals? What are the elements that need to be in place to make a team function well? Using Damien Lewis’ Desert Claw and John Francome’s Winner Takes All,...
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Software Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 7th
While this plan uses Middle School Advantage software by Encore, you could still use the attached worksheet if you don't have access to the program. Encourage Spanish learners to work with different adjectives and write descriptive...
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Gender of Nouns: Grade 3

For Students 3rd - 4th
Translate noun gender with this flashy grammar learning exercise! Class members classify a list of nouns according to gender, provide corresponding opposites of gendered nouns provided in analogies, and complete short word puzzles with...
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Gender of Nouns

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Have a race in your class to see who can come up with the opposite gender noun for each of the nouns listed on this activity! This resource includes 3 sheets of nouns and lines on which pupils write the opposite gender noun. They write...
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Princesses Don't Have to be Passive

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students rewrite a fairy tales to eliminate any gender bias that occurs in the original fairy tale. In this gender bias lesson plan, students also discuss how gender bias effects self esteem, relationships, and behaviors.
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Gender Equity in Jobs

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discuss jobs/roles in everyday life. In this social science lesson, students examine the fact that jobs or roles that were once gender specific no longer are. Students realize that any gender can have any job as long as that...
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Men, Women, and Careers

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teach young learners that they can have any job they want, no matter their gender! An elementary lesson plan emphasizes that while some jobs may be more closely associated with men or with women, people of either gender can complete...
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Sexually Speaking

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in activities designed to increase self esteem, self awareness and human sexuality. They engage in a variety of activities to encourage active participation, introspection, stating and examining values, gaining factual...
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Birth and Early Childhood

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read and compare creation stories of different cultures around the world. They identify and define the concept of the cycle of life and collect and analyze birth and childhood folk beliefs and stories in their families...
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Multicultural Issues and the Law: Gender and Race Based Schooling

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the problems associated with gender based and race based education. In groups, they research the history of education and the laws that have changed education and impacted lives. They brainstorm a list of the positives...