This lesson takes one day (hour-long class period) on average to complete. It assumes that students have access to the text of “A Vindication on the Rights of Woman” and it has been used with an excerpt of the essay, namely paragraphs 1, 12, 13, 14 and 15 of the introduction (the portion is found in the Prentice Hall, Timeless Voices British Tradition - 2000 text). It can be used for any portion of the essay, however.
If this essay is not in the student text, it is easily accessed online at the following websites:
Alignment with Common Core Standards:
This lesson plan includes:
1. “Vindication on the Rights of Woman” Outline – Student Handout/Projectable – Journal Entry, Mini Research Topic, Descriptive Outline, GIST, Discussion
2. Answer Key
Duration of lesson: 2 hours
Grade Level: High School (used with 12th grade)