This engaging lesson begins with a "stereotype busting" activity called the "People Matching Game." A presentation is also included to help students look beyond single characteristics that could be used to define people. Video clips are embedded in the presentation with personal accounts.
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver non-fiction activity, students will read an article by Malcolm Glad
This is a great pre-reading activity to introduce your students to the topic of tolerance, prejudices and stereotyping. It also teaches your students the role of a bystander and how important it is to be an active bystander.
*This product includes a ditto that introduces the terms of a victim, bys
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Stereotypes: Introducing the Theme for ANY Story
Interactive Notebook - Common Core Aligned
This is a creative way to introduce the dangers of stereotyping. Use it with any story or novel that addresses the theme, or use it alone as an introduction to a meaningful discussion on stereotypes, biases,
For more activities like this one, check out my growing series of Meaningful Morning Meeting Mini-lessons.
Students are growing up in a world that, unfortunately, continues to rely heavily on stereotypes. Even our youngest students have already internalized stereotypical and limiting ideas about o
Are you concerned that your students have adopted stereotypical views of immigrants?
Do you want your students to feel more empathy and compassion for people who are struggling to make it in this country?
Do you want specific lesson plans to help your classes understand the varied and complex immi
This 13 slide power point presentation looks at implicit (implied) messages that can be found in Disney movies.
The file looks at gender roles, male and female ideals of beauty, sexuality, and representations of good and evil.
In my grade 12 media unit I focus on various implied messages that c
Have you ever wanted to try a Socratic Seminar in your classroom? This video will teach you how to use four different Socratic Seminar variations: Student-Led Fishbowl, Philosophical Chairs, Socratic Circles, and Whole Class Socratic Seminars. The Greek philosopher, Socrates, believed that the proce
Zootopia is not only a great movie, but also has important ideas about stereotyping and how we treat each other in a diverse society. Thus, it's a perfect film to show students as a springboard to deeper content and thinking. So, I created this product to use in the middle school classroom, based on
This attractively designed short story unit blends the old west with the modern high school! It contains a discussion starter with links to videos to compare stereotypes from the Old West to the movie The Breakfast Club. Also inside you will find discussion questions for the story and a characteriza
This game contains 28 cards related to differentiating between stereotypical statements and non-stereotypical statements. This is a great activity if you are looking for an opportunity to engage your entire class!
Each topic has a stereotypical statement and a regular statement. For example, one c
This is a comprehensive lesson for any unit that deals with social injustice based upon stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination (or racism, specifically). It was originally designed to work for the novels, In the Heat of the Night (by John Ball), To Kill a Mockingbird (by Harper Lee), and The Chrysa
A mini research project to help with a character lesson or introduction to a variety of literature pieces; To Kill a Mockingbird, Night, A Thousand Spendid Suns, Romiette and Julio, and more.
Students will do research of the meaning of bias, stereotyping, and prejudice. They will also go into more
This elementary school counseling classroom guidance lesson introduces the concept of stereotyping by presenting students with statements and pictures about individuals and asking them to record their "gut reactions" based on names, interests, and appearances. Use PowerPoint or Google Slides (TM) to
Powerpoint presentation that explores the differences between the words stereotype, prejudice, racism and discrimination. Illustrations included. Plenty of opportunities for discussions during the presentation.
This Learning Evaluation Situation follows the guidelines for the Quebec Ethics and Religion Program. It is designed to integrate discussion and reflection for the introduction of ethical themes and promote media awareness. Issues addressed include stereotypes (definition, how they influence our pe
Students will learn about influence of stereotype, character development, differentiated storytelling techniques, how to determine important items within plot development and gain confidence in analyzing character development and motivations.
This is a reading unit/guide for the novel Perks of Bein
Product Description for Qit 16: Debunking Gender Stereotypes
This Qit (or mini-unit) focuses on developing skills and strategies to help students debunk gender stereotypes by recognizing and speaking out against sexism. The risks of defining people by their gender are explored, the importance of rec
PERSEPOLIS bundle: Jigsaw Activity & Reflecting on Stereotypes Assignment
Jigsaw Activity: Analyzing characters and representations of the veil in Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis
Reflecting on stereotypes: This resource for Marjane Satrapi's "Persepolis" includes a writing prompt, graphic organiz
AP Spanish Listening - Personal & Public Identities - Stereotypes of Colombia & Haiti - TEST PREP
This document contains pre-listening questions to activate prior knowledge of Colombia & Haiti, during listening AP level multiple choice questions modeled after the AP exam questions, and
Discussing stereotyping in your class? Or perhaps reading The Outsiders or To Kill a Mockingbird? If the shoe fits, then this activity is for you! Lead your class into an in-depth discussion on how and why we stereotype AFTER you have them stereotype SHOES!
In this assignment, students become a modern-day Chaucer and create a stereotype poem based upon a contemporary figure in society. They must write a poem that describes this modern-day pilgrim, including imagery and rhetorical devices, that reveals a clear tone either approving or disapproving of t
* Lesson plan
* Vocabulary - prejudice, discrimination & stereotyping
* Brainstorming groups who have struggled with prejudice,
discrimination & stereotyping
* Write a paragraph on how
This Powerpoint contains a great overview of stereotypes, scapegoats, discrimination, and prejudice. It is a PowerPoint that always instigates a great deal of discussion from students. Not only does this Powerpoint present various stereotypes in our culture, but it also sets students up for better u
Objective: SWBAT analyze images in the media for the presence of racial stereotypes in order to synthesize findings and evaluate the impact of stereotypes on society.
After a 1 week study on racial stereotypes in the media and media literacy, have students complete this independent project where t
This is a series of 10 by 30-45 minute lessons looking at the inspiring and self-examining topic "Identity, Diversity, Stereotypes and Discrimination".
The lessons cover:
1. Who am I
2. The physical me - how my body influences who I am
3. My personality - how my characteristics influence who
I read the book, "The Judgmental Flower" by Julia Cook to 3rd graders during our Relationship unit. We then do this activity together and share out.
I've also had them use coffee filters, water, paint brushes, and markers to make their own unique flower petals.
PP lesson that has several examples of gender stereotypes, links to videos online, and embraces equality.
When I did this lesson, I gave each student a toy and asked them to tell me what gender they think plays with it. We talked about why and if it was acceptable for both genders to use it.
Introduction to Stereotypes:
There is a one page lesson procedure and three pages of images to use under a document camera. There are discussion prompts to discuss general, gender, and teenage stereotypes. Then, there is a cooperative learning group activity that discusses stereotypes in school.
Discusses the meaning of stereotyping and the various racial stereotypes. Also discusses what we can do and what effect stereotyping has. Would be really beneficial as a prelude for To Kill a Mockingbird, A Lesson for Dying, etc.
Engage students with a powerful discussion on stereotypes using Chimamanda Adichie’s popular “Single Story” TED Talk! Everything you need for a student-led fishbowl-style Socratic seminar is included. Instructions, lesson plans, student evaluation forms and engaging discussion questions equal easy i
Stereotypes are a sensitive subject these days. The good thing is, most elementary aged students don't know what they are, and aren't basing their friendships off them. Children are so easily influenced, so teaching them about the topic early can help them later on when they come into contact with t
Lesson Plan for Exploring Racism, Prejudice, Stereotypes, and Discrimination:
Great lesson for any teacher looking for a way to introduce and/or discuss race in the classroom. The lesson plan attached provides teachers an opportunity to leverage students’ lived experiences and prior knowledge surro
We all know teenagers can use help learning how to socialize with each other and recognizing when they use stereotyping and discrimination.
This lesson is primarily written for the Psychology 101 classroom studying Social Psychology. That said, you could knock off the last few slides and this is
Student create a collage based on a stereotype that they either identify with or want to educate people about.
This included the project outline including Internet research, and marking rubrics for the research, sketches, and final product.
Break gender, handicap, age, and racial stereotypes in your science classroom. I love using this lesson during the first few days of school to hammer home the concept that scientists don't have to be old white guys in lab coats. My female and minority students really respond to the information in
This is a good lesson for discussing the meaning of patriotism, stereotypes and bias. I have let my student's listen to American Public Media's "This American Life" the episode entitled "Bad Teacher." Students are horrified by the way the Muslim student was treated, the stereotypes that were applied
This activity kit will help students be more aware of the assumptions they hold about gender, roles, and stereotypes. Becoming aware of our beliefs and understanding basic media literacy are essential steps to ensuring a non-discriminatory, non-judgmental, safe space for all youth. Our stereotypes a
This Digital Storytelling Unit is designed to be completed over the course of three to four weeks. Students, working in teams of three to four, will explore core curricular content and be required to make an engaging and creative short video about that content. This Digital Storytelling unit is part
Powerpoint Presentation with "Daily Journals" about body image, self image, and media stars as role models. Vocab lists and a fill-in-the-blank vocab page. Group work on listing and discussing External/Physical vs. Internal/Personal traits.
Discussions for gender stereotypes, along with a comparing
This lesson is the introduction to race in the media. By the end of this lesson, students will be able to define and differentiate between race and ethnicity, and they will be able to define and give common examples of stereotypes.
My lessons include an interactive PowerPoint with instructional not
This assignment uses Beyonce Knowles song, "If I were a Boy" to teach the academic terms: imply, infer, deduce, subjective summary, and objective summary. The song incorporates Gender Stereotypes and would be an excellent introduction to Medea or A Doll's House.
A thorough lesson plan unit (about 3 hours worth of material) about French and American stereotypes.
This bundle contains:
- One video (on French cliches)
- One text on how Americans see French people
- Activities to accompany the video and the text mentioned above
- ideas for a written assignment
The STEREOTYPES poster can be printed off in a large poster format and used as a colourful, clear classroom resource or print it off in A4 format as a tangible student resource. This is great for English and Media Studies teachers as a visual reminder that stereotypes are constructed from codes such
This is a four-page pdf document worksheet. I use this worksheet when I start teaching my novel study for "In the Heat of the Night," though it is completely applicable to any unit involving social justice, racism, discrimination, et cetera. (For example, I also use it when I teach Harper Lee's "T
This project is intended to get students thinking about the prolific amount of stereotypes that are presented to them on a daily basis. Students will use the rubric and guidelines attached to develop a thoughtful and creative project about historic and recent stereotypes in the movies, television, n
FREAK THE MIGHTY ACTIVITY: FIRST IMPRESSIONS AND STEREOTYPES: Use this fun class activity for Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick to engage your students in exploring the theme of stereotyping and false first impressions!
Images of Men and Masculinity in the Mass Media
This assignment requires students to examine and reflect on some stereotypical ideas of masculinity. These ideas are pervasive in adverts and other areas of popular culture promulgated by the mass media.
For this project, students have to find ad
These video activities - both intermediate and advanced level included - about Spanish stereotypes will help facilitate class discussions and will motivate students to improve their listening skills. This video teaches students about common stereotypes that exist regarding Spain and Spaniards such
Stereotypes of African-Americans in the Media and Reality
Note: This lesson is intended to be used at any time of the school year with special emphasis on Black History month.
Stereotypes play an important role in society and particularly in the media. Definitions of what is a stereotype ranges de