The New Era: 1920s
Unit (of Instruction): The New Era: 1920s
Lesson Topic: The ongoing struggle for equality: Women in Education
Essential Question(s): During a time period when racial tensions ran high and women in general (let alone minority women) were struggling to obtain better educational opportunities, how did groups and individuals within America’s educational institutions help to create, stimulate, and fuel activities to propel women’s education forward? What kinds of resistance or opposition did these groups or individuals encounter? How successful were these institutions at upholding the ideals they set in place? Do schools fail at upholding these ideals in today’s society? What groups are still being silenced and oppressed in America’s institutions?
Student Levels: AP United States History
Lesson Duration: 45 minutes
Teacher: Mr. Knauss
Accommodation(s) for Students with Special Needs: Students who need assistive technology to read or write will have such available. Computers will be available to complete assessment and group work. All teacher provided documents will be available in digital format.