Understanding Gender Identity

Source: Anti-Defamation League
Subject: History
Topic:  Integrated
Grade Levels: High School: 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

Overview:

In this lesson students learn about gender identity and explore the impact of rigid gender role expectations and stereotypes. Using various media—an audio interview and a video of a spoken word performance transgender people and issues are personalized and clarified for students. Students then discuss real-life scenarios depicting conflicts around gender expression in school settings, and brainstorm ways to be an ally to transgender and gender non-conforming people.

Lesson Plan Resources:

Lesson Plan

Lesson tags: 10TH GRADE, 11TH GRADE, 12TH GRADE, ACTIVISM, GENDER, GENDER EXPRESSION, POLITICS, TRANSGENDER
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