Excerpt from Our Deportment

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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 without giving offense, to remind her of them, with the idea of having her correct them." Sure to engage readers, this 1881 document, describes the ideal behaviors of husbands and wives. After reading the document class members respond to a series of text-based and more open-ended discussion questions

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have class groups create their own deportment document that reflects current thinking 
Classroom Considerations

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Pros

  • The resource includes text-based and more open-ended discussion questions
Cons

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