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May 01, 2014

Do We Need an Equal Rights Amendment?

Grade Level:




In this lesson, students will learn about the history and current relevance of the Equal Rights Amendment. They will have a mini debate on whether or not the amendment should be ratified, and discuss the implications of such an amendment.


Time needed:

~ 1 hour


Materials required:

Equality for All Lesson Plan


National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, National Council for the Social Studies:

Theme 6: Power, Authority, and Governance

Theme 10: Civic Ideals and Practices