Gender Roles

Gender Roles, Grades 4-6, Lesson #4 

Source: Family Life and Sexual Health (F.L.A.S.H.) curriculum, Public Health – Seattle & King County

Target Audience: Level II (preadolescence, ages 9 through 12 years; upper elementary school; grades 4-6)

Duration of Lesson: 15-25 minutes plus library time

Date Published: 2013

Summary: In this lesson, learners will be able to 1) List several similarities and differences between the expectations of each gender; 2) Recognize that a person's beliefs about roles can influence his or her decisions; 3) Recognize sources of gender role beliefs; 4) List famous men and women throughout history who have filled a variety of roles, including health pioneers. 

To view this lesson click here:
www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/personal/famplan/educators/~/media/health/publichealth/documents/famplan/G456_L4.ashx

To view all F.L.A.S.H. lessons, click here:
www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/personal/famplan/educators/FLASH.aspx


Gender Stereotypes, Grades 9-12, Lesson #4 

Source: Family Life and Sexual Health (F.L.A.S.H.) curriculum, Public Health – Seattle & King County

Target Audience: Level IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school; grades 9-12) 

Duration of Lesson: One class period

Date Published: 2011

Summary: In this lesson, learners will be able to 1) define the term “gender stereotype”; 2) identify at least 4 gender stereotypes; and 3) name at least one way in which gender stereotypes may limit one’s ability to make healthy decisions. 

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/personal/famplan/educators/~/media/health/publichealth/documents/flash/HS4GenderStereotypes.ashx 

To view all F.L.A.S.H. lessons, click here:
www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/personal/famplan/educators/FLASH.aspx 

 

Lipstick (video and lesson plan)

Source: Scenarios USA

Target Audience: Level IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: 45 minutes including video

Date Published: 2002

Summary: Emily hangs with her friends, plays soccer and looks forward to graduation. She also has a secret girlfriend. Will her friends accept her when she comes out? The video examines sexual orientation by looking at friendship, ambivalence, peer pressure, self-awareness and acceptance. Scenarios USA videos are professionally-produced films written by teens for teens. This film was written by students from Southern California and directed by the acclaimed English director Michael Apted.

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.scenariosusa.org/films/film/lipstick/

To view all Scenarios USA Films, Curriculum and Lesson Plans click here:
http://www.scenariosusa.org/films/  


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