Read the movie description that appears below the movie player on the Feminism Topic Page. Then use the following prompts to encourage class discussion before, during, and after watching the movie.


Before the Movie

What do you know about feminism?


During the Movie (Pause Points)

Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discussion to keep students focused and to assess their understanding before moving on:

Timecode 0:57: How have basic rights for women changed since long ago?

Timecode 1:53: Why wasn’t the Declaration of the Rights of Women popular with the government?

Timecode 2:35: What was the purpose of the 1848 meeting in Seneca Falls, NY?  

Timecode 4:18: How do feminists concerns in the U.S. differ from other countries?


After the Movie

What are some areas that have not historically been equal between men and women?

How would you explain feminism to a friend?

Who do you know that is a feminist? In what way is she or he a feminist?


*BrainPOP’s Discussion Questions and Prompts align to CCSS Speaking and Listening Standards.