Teaching students about stereotypes in the media is an important conversation to have with students and brings awareness to issues that many students have not been exposed to.
This lesson/assignment allows students to critically think about media images they see and react to how media can be very stereotypical. This lesson hopefully brings awareness to students as they become more knowledgable about the impacts stereotypes have on people living in the world.
1.4 Audience Responses
Explain why different audiences might respond differently to the same media text. What do you think of this media text? Who might agree or disagree with your opinion?” “How does gender/age/culture seem to influence people’s choices?