Teaching Resource

The Firefighter Story – International Women's Day

PDF | 3 pages|Grades: 1 - 6

A story and accompanying worksheet that explores issues regarding female gender stereotypes.

Use this teaching resource with students to promote a discussion about female gender stereotypes.

The story follows a firefighter who rescues a boy from a burning house. It is up to the students to determine the gender of the firefighter.

Read the story aloud to students or print them a copy and use it as an individual reading activity.

Two versions of the worksheet are included. One targeted at upper year levels and the other for lower years.

Use this resource in conjunction with the Female Gender Stereotypes Fact Sheet.

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