History of Miss America

Students make a time-lines of of decades using images from Miss America.  In this history instructional activity, students looks at the country's beauty pageant and how it changes the lives of women in America.  Students debate issues such as size and women's body image to the inclusion of social platforms by contestants. Students debate the pageant as a means of providing scholarships for a college education.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Discussion
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