Activity

Gender Roles and Careers

This Gender Roles and Careers activity also includes:

Should men be willing to work for women? Can women think as logically as men? Here is an interesting activity in which learners complete a survey regarding gender roles and then consider whether their scores reflect traditional or progressive attitudes toward the roles of men and women.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Consider having learners administer this survey to an older generation to compare and contrast the results
  • Have learners respond to a brief writing prompt on gender roles at the beginning of class; then, have them-re-write on the same question after experiencing the activity
Pros
  • Well-designed activity sheet
  • Includes scoring guidelines and good discussion points
Cons
  • None