IS MY SCHOOL EQUITABLE?
Students evaluate student handbooks and determine if it is gender bias.
9th - 12th English Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Voices from Little Rock: Understanding the Civil Rights Movement through Primary Sources
As part of a study of the Civil Rights Movement, class members examine documents associated with the Little Rock Nine, the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, the 14th and 15th Amendments to the US Constitution, and chapters from Melba...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Grade 12 ELA Module 3
Gun, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond is one of the seminal works of historical nonfiction from the late 20th century. Use the author's claims and supporting evidence to guide your high school seniors through their own research project,...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Gender Roles: Exposing Stereotypes
A series of activities help middle- and high-schoolers identify and explore gender stereotypes and how they can lead to violence and abuse. Use think-pair-share to activate whole class brainstorming about what it means to "be a man" and...
8th - 9th 21st Century Skills
Should Single-Gender Education Be an Option for Families or Should All Public Schools Be Co-Ed?
Single-gender education at public expense? A matrix that summarizes the views of teachers, students, parents, administrators, policy makers, and employers for and against single-gender education, as well as a a fact sheet provide the...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Federal Indian Policy --Self Determination
Learners explore Native American self determination. In this Native American history and writing lesson, students discuss and summarize the main points of the Self Determination Act after viewing an interview of a current Montana tribe...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
English II Research Paper Packet
If your school requires a senior research paper or if you are considering one for your class, then this resource is for you. The 43-page packet includes everything from a sample letter to parents to requirements, from topic suggestions...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
The Rest Cure: Gender in Medicine and Literature
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...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Women of the South in a changing society
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...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Expressing Your Views to the Letter
Analyze the motivation, purpose, and value of letters to the editor by examining letters written in response to the violence at Columbine High School. For homework, middle and high schoolers write their own letters to the editor about an...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable