May 01, 2014

Do We Need an Equal Rights Amendment?

Grade Level:

Middle

 

Overview:

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