Students examine their own perceptions of gender roles through two short mental exercises, then research and present on the role of women in the home and workplace throughout U.S. history.
U.S History, English Language Arts
Whole class discussion, small group research, small group presentation
Prep: < 5 minutes
Activity: 30 minutes (Part 1); 1-2 hours research, 1-2 hours create presentation and share with class (Part 2)
BR = Background Reading
CS = Case Study
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