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In Sync Personal Development: Year 8

For Teachers 8th Standards
It’s not easy being a teen. The 10 resources in the In Sync Personal Development unit module help eighth-graders navigate the complex nature of teenage relationships, to help them make mature choices, manage peer pressure and other...
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Gender Roles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore psychology by answering gender study questions. In this sexuality instructional activity, students discuss the stereotypes often referred to men and woman and what the truth is about their characteristics and abilities....
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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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Marital Roles

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners consider the differences between egalitarian and traditional marriages. They analyze a series of video clips and mid-century advertisements looking for evidence of gender bias in marriage. Feminism, gender roles for women and...
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What Are Stereotypes and Gender Roles?

For Students 7th - 12th
Living up to what society expects of you is difficult enough before you add the complications of sexual and racial prejudice. Discuss the difficulties faced by people in your country, neighborhood, and classroom with a series of...
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Gender Roles

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore human characteristics by researching gender roles. In this human sexuality lesson, students identify the different stereotypes for each gender and the expectations they carry. Students participate in a class discussion...
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An Introduction to Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Simone de Beauvoir is considered one of the first feminist philosophers and her book, The Second Sex, is known as one of the most important treatises on feminism. Introduce young philosophers to Beauvoir's ideas with a short video that...
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Gender Roles Business Case Studies

For Students 9th - 11th
In this grammar activity, students, in pairs, discuss the best solution to seven scenarios ranging from managing a warehouse, working with colleagues and the best applicant for a job.
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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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Gender Roles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study gender roles, how we learn gender roles, and how they are in transition. They define roles and related issues. (household responsibilities, child care, etc.) They determine whether or not they are androgynous in their...
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My Perfect Partner

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students explore gender roles by describing an ideal partner. In this human characteristic instructional activity, students create a chart which describes the positive and negative aspects they seek in a partner of the opposite sex....
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Gender Roles

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Class members identify gender-specific roles and expectations in American society today by surveying adults, examining modern entertainment, and researching historical figures.
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Gender Roles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars discuss gender roles and through case study, examine how gender roles can be learned and how they can be limiting. They research to find the names of both men and women who have become successful in various careers.
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Selling Stereotypes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
I love this topic and don't think it is discussed nearly enough. Learners consider how boys and girls are stereotyped around the world and how marketing uses and promotes these stereotypes by how they package or present children's toys....
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Empowered Barbie

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students access prior knowledge of vocabulary on feminism and psychoanalytic theory, and gender schema.  In this Empowered Barbie lesson, students recreate a Barbie doll.  Students write a reflection on how they changed Barbie's body and...
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Media Analysis--Culture and Gender Roles

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders participate in class discussion about culture and how it influences our lives then complete an analysis of advertisements from popular magazines to derive what effects they have on our culture. They use analysis of adds to...
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Lesson 4: Relationships - Day 2: Gender Identification

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Gender roles and gender identity are the focus of a lesson designed for high school special education classes. Read the introduction to the packet carefully, as it contains advice about how to approach the subject with your classes.
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Social Influences (Lesson 1)

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders complete a handout on how their lives differ from those portrayed on television. In groups, they identify their misconceptions about gender roles and equality. They also discover ways to not buy into the negative messages...
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Are Our Classroom Materials Gender Biased?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore equality by analyzing their own classroom belongings. For this gender bias lesson, students investigate their classroom and identify objects as either male or female biased. Students collaborate while exploring the idea...
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Relationships and Sexuality

For Teachers 8th
Adolescence is a tumultuous time for the learners in your class. Guide them through the rocky world of friendships, risks, personal health, and emotional turmoil with a set of lessons about teenager relationships and sexuality.
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Are Boys Smarter Than Girls?

For Students 9th - 12th
Are boys smarter than girls? There's a question guaranteed to get the attention of high school classes. Citing studies of brain function, test performance, and hiring practices, a short video provides much food for thought about how...
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Children's March Teacher's Guide, Activity 6

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students see the role that different genders played in the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham. They explain how popular culture influences them.
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Infusing Equity by Gender into the Classroom

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the different gender roles in the workforce.  In this Social Studies lesson, 12th graders participate in a class discussion on their roles in society.  Students write an essay. 
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Investigate The Role of Women in China

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the changing role of women in Communist China. They view a slideshow to interpret the images and watch a video that shows the changing roles. They write a prediction of how women's roles change in the next 10 years.

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