Tradition or Barrier? Football Gender Roles

Tradition or Barrier? Gender Roles

In this series of lessons students will use a Newsela article to discuss this implications of traditions as potential barriers of social change. Students will learn to develop and explain opinions with facts from a a text. To view and edit the full lesson open the PDF or .docx below. 

Curriculum Connections

  • ELA: Word Meaning, Opinions, PRO/CON
  • Social Studies: Government, Civics 

Newsela Article

Learning Objective

  • Today I am learning…to consider different points of view in current events.
  • So I can…develop an opinion using evidence from multiple sources.
  • I know I understand when…I can develop & explain my opinion with facts from the text.
  • Students will be able to…draw conclusions, using the text, about events in our daily lives that are changing the “rules” that have governed sports or society.

Learning Standard

Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

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