Thursday, February 15, 2018

Early Women Reformers

Agenda 2/15-16:
  1. Students debated the legalization of prostitution, then read about prostitutes in the West during the 19th century. They wrote a group paragraph responding to the prompt, "Prostitutes were reformers for women’s rights".
  2. Students learned about early women reformers and participated in a mixer activity
Women in the West:

Women Reformers:

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Introduction to Women's Movements

Over the past few lessons, students have been thinking about current issues concerning women and gender. Below is a list of activities and assignments.
  1. Students watched the film Miss Representation. They researched about wrote about gender in media and society.
  2. Students learned about the #metoo movement reading several articles.
  3. Students also discussed catcalling.
  4. Students read about women in early America from The People's History, Chapter 6. They answered these questions as they read.
  5. Students examined prostitution in the West and discussed whether or not prostitutes were on the forefront of women's movements.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Pine Ridge

Agenda 1/8:
  1. Students took the vocab quiz for the unit, "Development of Modern Nations"
  2. Students read an article about life for Native Americans on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota. They took notes on this worksheet. Students completed the entire reading, but focused their notes on one of the people in the story.
  3. Students watched a TED talk by a photographer who had spent time on the reservation. [below]