Sociology - Gender Unit

Engage your students with one of my personal favorite units on gender and stereotypes! These very important sociology concepts will lead your students to think critically about the people and the world around them through hands-on activities. My students especially love learning about this material about gender! I love teaching this unit and I know that you will, as well!

Why will this product help me?
Files are all organized into folders for easy access
Lesson plan pacing calendar for each unit to help you in planning
FREE updates: I teach this course every year and update my plans
All the videos are included in Power-point presentations
Email support directly from me
Teacher created and tested by someone with experience
Optimized for fifty minute lessons but adaptable to your schedule

What does this curriculum contain?
nineteen complete lesson plans
Hands-on student activities + all needed materials to implement the lessons
Web searches
Video links and questions/handouts

You will need to purchase Misrepresentation and the Mask you Live In on Amazon or from another vendor to teach this unit

Lessons included:

  • Dating and Gender Web-search
  • Gender and Toy Project
  • Gender Test
  • Gender Expectations Lesson
  • Miss Representation Video Handout
  • The Mask You Live In Video Handout
  • Trans-gender Lesson (3-4 days)
  • Gender Music Analysis Project

Essential Questions for Gender Unit:
How does the media misrepresent women?
How society influence our expectations about gender?
How do we fit into social expectations about gender? What does it mean to be a man vs woman?
How are gender norms reinforced?
What are the most prevalent types of social segregation for women?
How is gender portrayed in the music industry?
What does it mean to be trans-gender?
What is domestic violence and how can we stop it?

Still, need some convincing?
As a secondary Social Studies teacher, I truly understand the lack of resources provided to us, along with the multitude of preps that are assigned to each teacher. I know the feeling of having to plan for several advanced classes each day, which can be very draining. I understand the hesitance to spend your money on anything.

This product, however, will do a few things for you and your sanity to allow you to fully enjoy teaching your students:
-Cut down on your prep time
-Lesson plans are already created and ready to go
-Comprehensive and driven by proven results
-Free updates and added lesson plans

How can I access the lessons?
Option 1) Google Drive

How do I find out about and access new materials as they are posted?
Its easy! Continue to follow me to get the notification emails of new products. Then, simply re-download the files and copy over the new items.

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  • gender.pdf

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Created: Dec 14, 2019

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