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Teaching Moana fulfills Disney's long journey from timid princess to empowered working woman

Moana fulfills Disney's long journey from timid princess to empowered working woman

From washing the dishes to saving tribes from oblivion: Disney's women have come a long way.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Women's History: Suffragists, Scientists & Activists (Text 5)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set about women who challenged social constraints to change public perceptions of women and promote equal rights. This text discusses the changes in social perceptions of women over the last several decades by examining the roles and responsibilities of female leads in popular Disney films. As students read, encourage them examine how each character represents expectations for women at different time periods.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https://files.activelylearn.com/Teaching%20Gu

Martyn Griffin
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does the media shape how society views women?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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