Gender Equality Lesson Plan

Instructor: Sharon Linde

Sharon has a Masters of Science in Mathematics

Use this lesson plan to teach students what gender equality is and explore its role in education. Students use this information to research gender equality in their own school.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define and explain 'gender equality'
  • discuss gender equality in education
  • hypothesize and research gender equality in their educational community

Length:

  • 1 hour for lesson plus additional time for research and reporting

Materials

Key Vocabulary

  • Gender equality
  • Equal treatment
  • Equal opportunity
  • Gender
  • Institutional inequality
  • Signifiers

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.1

Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language of a court opinion differs from that of a newspaper).

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.9-10.3

Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.9-10.7

Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or chart) and translate information expressed visually or mathematically (e.g., in an equation) into words.

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