This lesson accompanies an article that appeared in the New York Times about how parents treat young boys and girls differently and how that later effects their ability to take measured risks as adults.
It has a cute comic strip that accompanies it, that you could put up on the screen for opening discussion, prior to reading the article and lesson download has questions to accompany it that get students talking about their own experience.
Lesson includes key vocabulary words for students to define, personal pre reading questions to think, pair, share, and comprehension questions to follow the article. This article is suitable for a level IV, V AP or Native Speakers class, as its fairly comprehensible and loaded with cognates. Links to the theme of identity for AP prep and will open up some good topics for conversation. Article is also included in download as part of the worksheets so you can print and copy altogether.
Takes one class period to complete.