Activity 1: Type: Free Text & Discussion
Question: Do you believe families have changed over the last decades?
Have people and what they want changed?
Are they together for different reasons?
Explain your reasoning.
Feedback: The family has been through dramatic changes in the past century, in terms of family formation, household structure, work-life balance, and child well-being.
Activity 2: Type: Multiple choice (multiple answers)
Question: Have family roles for men and women changed over the past decades? (add only the question in the platform, the answers below can be in this unit’s Final Quiz)
Feedback: Roles for men and women have indeed changed.
The most dramatic change in gender roles over the past eight decades relates to the growth of women’s rights. More women focus on education and career. More women become stronger and do not have to be subservient to their husbands. This changed the family dynamics. If you would like to learn more about Women’s History, click on this link.