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Avoiding Sexist Language by Using Gender-Fair Pronouns
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Grammar handbook resources on pronoun-antecedent agreement and use of gender-fair language OR information from the Websites and Printouts.
- Overhead or handouts of Narrative Writing (or a similar resource on narrative writing)
- Overhead or handouts of In-Class Narrative Writing Assignment
- Overhead or handouts of Student Ascriptions of Gender Table
- Guidelines for Gender-Fair Use of Language
- Purdue OWL: Non-Sexist Language
- Wikipedia Entry on Non-sexist Language
- Using Pronouns Clearly
- Language Debates: Pronoun–Antecedent Agreement
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- Identify the resources that you want to use with your class, either in your textbooks or choosing among the available Websites and Printouts. Make handouts or overheads of materials that are not in students' textbooks.
- Make copies or an overhead of the In-Class Narrative Writing Assignment.