Students will use primary text and visual sources to recognize gender as a social construction and understand that those social constructions change over time. Students will write an essay summarizing the lesson.
Students will summarize the issues regarding violence and reproduction for Latin American women and compare the treatment of women from different socio-economic classes.
In this lesson, students research to find out the regions that five Native American Tribes in North America lived in, and the natural, human, and capital resources each tribe used that were geographically dependent in order to survive.
Students will understand the New Deal, its programs, goals, and in particular students will evaluate the success of the New Deal in preserving a market economy.
Students will analyze primary text and visual sources in order to analyze how the cultural biases of Europeans and Indians influence their attitudes toward the act of sati.
This module covering Poland's Solidarity movement up to the fall of Communism includes teaching strategies, primary sources, a lesson plan, discussion questions, and a writing prompt.
In these lessons from Historical Thinking Matters, students learn to read more analytically as they investigate the causes of the Spanish-American War. After hypothesizing causes for the war, they test their hypotheses using successive sets of documents. They answer the notebook questions for these documents and consider how each informs the inquiry question. Using historian think-alouds from the site, the teacher can model a historical read of particular passages. Finally, students practice these new ways of reading with a document they find in a directed webquest. *The lessons are made available in 3 options: 1 Day, 3 Day or 5 Day. The 5 Day version includes an essay assignment with instructions on thesis writing.
Students will summarize the treatment of North African women by both North African men and the colonial powers. Students use primary text and visual sources to evaluate the multiple perspectives of the treatment of North African women. Students will write an essay summarizing the lesson.
Students will use primary text and visual sources to determine the effect of gender on point of view. Students will participate in a roundtable discussion on Western views of the status and role of Chinese women in their society and then write an essay summarizing the lesson.
Students will analyze primary text and visual sources in order to identify the roles of women in the British Empire. Students will identify different views of the British Empire based on the provided documents. Students will write an essay summarizing the lesson.
Students will analyze primary text and visual sources in order to identify the roles of women in the development of the Cape Colony. Students will identify point of view in a variety of sources and understand the difference between different types of written documents, such as journals and diaries, letters, or legal documents. Students will write an essay summarizing the lesson.
Students will examine primary sources showing arguments for and against Women's Suffrage. They will identify arguments, classify them as conservative or progressive in intent, and compare this effort to other areas of reform in the Progressive Era.