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Lesson Title: Discontent and Transformation
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Lesson Title: Discontent and Transformation

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In this lesson, students will explore women and their positions in society during the 1950s and early 1960s and how their limited opportunities bred discontent. Students will watch film clips, complete readings--including an excerpt from The Feminine Mystique--and work in groups to investigate scenarios and formulate reports based on their findings.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
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Makers
Date Added:
10/29/2017
Lesson Title: ERA and Political Backlash
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Lesson Title: ERA and Political Backlash

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In this 19 page PDF lesson from PBS Makers: Women who Make America, students will examine the Equal Rights Amendment and explore both support and opposition for the ERA. This lesson has additional video sources available in the NCLOR.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Makers
Date Added:
10/31/2017
Lesson Title: The Impact of Title IX
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Lesson Title: The Impact of Title IX

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In this 20 page PDF lesson from PBS Makers: Women who Make America, students will investigate the origins of Title IX and how it provided more opportunites for women in both athletics and academics. Activities include exploration of stereotypes about male and female sports, investigation of the connection between Title IX and feminism, and taking a stand either for or against Title IX. Handouts and rubric included; videos also available in the NCLOR database.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Makers
Date Added:
10/30/2017
Makers: Women who Make America: 1950 Housewives
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Makers: Women who Make America: 1950 Housewives

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In this video clip that accompanies the resource lesson plan, Discontent and Transformation, students will explore women and their positions in society during the 1950s and early 1960s and how their limited opportunities bred discontent. Students will watch this 9:14 min clip that includes interviews and focuses on The Feminine Mystique, as well as the discrimination women faced when pursuing a career, particularly airline stewardesses.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Demonstration
Provider:
Makers
Date Added:
10/30/2017
Makers: Women who Make America: Awakenings
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Makers: Women who Make America: Awakenings

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In this video clip that accompanies the resource lesson plan, Civil Rights and the Women's Movement, students will explore women and their positions in society during the 1950s and early 1960s and how the expectation of women as well as their opportunities was limited to wife and motherhood. Students will watch this 4:55 min clip that includes interviews and focuses on how the culture and advertising reinforced the view of women's roles.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Demonstration
Provider:
Makers
Date Added:
10/30/2017
Makers: Women who Make America: Civil Rights
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Makers: Women who Make America: Civil Rights

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In this video clip that accompanies the resource lesson plan, Civil Rights and the Women's Movement, students will explore black women's role in the women's movement during the 1960s. This 2:58 min clip uses personal interviews, video clips, and photographs to explore the disconnect between white women and black women's experiences and the role of women in the civil rights movement.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Demonstration
Provider:
Makers
Date Added:
10/31/2017
Makers: Women who Make America: ERA
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Makers: Women who Make America: ERA

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In this video clip that accompanies the resource lesson plan, ERA and Political Backlash, students will explore the origins of the Equal Rights Amendment and how women fought for states to ratify the ammendment. This 2:05 min clip gives the sense of momentum the feminist movement felt during the 1970s.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Demonstration
Provider:
Makers
Date Added:
10/31/2017
Makers: Women who Make America: For All Women
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Makers: Women who Make America: For All Women

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In this video clip that accompanies the resource lesson plan, Civil Rights and the Women's Movement, students will explore black women's perception that they did not have a role in the women's movement during the 1960s. This 1:10 min clip uses personal interviews, video clips, and photographs to explore the disconnect between white women and black women's experiences.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Demonstration
Provider:
Makers
Date Added:
10/31/2017
Makers: Women who Make America: Southern Bell
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Makers: Women who Make America: Southern Bell

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In this video clip that accompanies the resource lesson plan, Discontent and Transformation, students will explore women and their positions in society during the 1950s and early 1960s and how their limited opportunities bred discontent. Students will watch this 3:55 min clip that includes interviews and focuses on a landmark case against Southern Bell in Georgia in the 1950s, where a woman was denied a job because of her sex.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Demonstration
Provider:
Makers
Date Added:
10/30/2017
Makers: Women who Make America: Stop ERA
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Makers: Women who Make America: Stop ERA

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In this video clip that accompanies the resource lesson plan, ERA and Political Backlash, students will explore the background of conservative leader Phyllis Schlafly and the group, Stop ERA, who worked to fight against the passage of the ERA. This 10:39 minute clip uses interviews, video clips, and photos to present the political opposition and its philosophy and strategies.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Demonstration
Provider:
Makers
Date Added:
10/31/2017
Makers: Women who Make America: Title IX
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Makers: Women who Make America: Title IX

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In this Makers: Women who Make America video clip that accompanies the resource lesson plan, Title IX, students will explore Title IX and its connections to the women's movement. 2:55 minute clip that accompanies Lesson Title: Title IX, available in the NCLOR.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Demonstration
Provider:
Makers
Date Added:
10/30/2017