Lesson Plan

Women's History: Parading Through History

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Want to teach your pupils about debate, effective speech techniques, propaganda, and the women's movement? The first in a sequential series of three, scholars analyze real propaganda images from the the historic women's movement, view a video, and then conduct a mock classroom convention.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Relate the women's movement to well-known events of activism today
  • Differentiate for English learners by providing fill-in-the-blank notes during the video portion
Classroom Considerations
  • Work with the debate or speech department to help learners prepare 
  • A small amount of prep work, such as finding important images on the Internet, may take some time before presenting to the class
  • This content requires Adobe Flash to view
  • Offers ideas for extended learning beyond the activities
  • Develops primary source analysis skills as well as public speaking skills
  • Fosters a collaborative and open classroom environment
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