Connections to History - Gender Equality
Students will explore the treatment and perception of women around the world. To view and edit the full lesson open the PDF or .docx below.
- English: Persepolis
- History: World History, Middle East Studies, US History
- Basketball keeps Saudi women active, but players must be activists too (1060L)
- Afghan woman drives taxi, defies threats (1150L)
- For most women and girls, it's still a man's world (1140L)
- First lady in Asia: Girl power starts with going to school, dreaming big (1200L)
- Women driving for change in Saudi Arabia (1160L)
- Standing with their sisters, Saudi men help women's driving campaign (1200L)
- Students will explore the treatment and perception of women around the world and answer the Essential Questions listed for the lesson using Newsela Write Prompt.
Common Core Standards for Social Studies:
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Compare the point of view of two or more authors for how they treat the same or similar topics, including which details they include and emphasize in their respective accounts.
Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.
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