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161 resources with the keyterm stereotypes

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Modern Minstrelsy: Exploring Racist Stereotypes in Literature and Life

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Satires may be designed to expose a bias to ridicule but if misunderstood can they reinforce that bias? Langston Hughes poem, “Minstrel Man” opens a discussion of racist stereotypes, the minstrel tradition, and the musical, “The...
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Beyond Black and White

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners critically examine the portrayal of minorities in video games and other forms of entertainment and assess the role of racial stereotyping. They keep a log of media minority portrayals and respond to their findings.
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Images of Learning: Secondary

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Make your scholars more aware of stereotypical portrayals in film and television. Discuss the definition of "stereotypes" and how they are used to present a story. High schoolers look at specific television shows and complete a chart...
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Miscast and Seldom Seen

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Consider how well students' favorite TV shows, movies and video games reflect the diversity of society. The lesson introduces your class to several media literacy concepts, such as how media conveys values and messages, as well as the...
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HIV and AIDS: Rights & Responsibilities

For Teachers 8th
Address myths and stereotypes surrounding HIV and AIDS in this lesson plan. Students discuss how the disease is transmitted, how to properly apply a condom, and how to handle real life situations. Note: A number of extension activities,...
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Gender Stereotypes and Body Image

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students discuss and become aware of the dangers of gender stereotyping and the media's role in perpetuating gender stereotypes. They view magazine advertisements and make entries in their journals after guided discussion.
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The Impact of Gender Role Stereotypes

For Teachers 8th - 9th
One of three lessons on gender stereotype, this resource from the Media Awareness Network discusses the violence that is inflicted on men and women as they try to live up to the stereotypes of their gender. The section on women focuses...
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Exploring Stereotypes in Huck Finn

For Students 8th - 9th
After reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, present these questions to your middle or high schoolers. There are six questions in total; each focuses on the issue of stereotypes in relation to slavery. How is it represented and...
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Understanding Stereotypes

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Pupils confront age-related stereotypes, explore how stereotyping impacts their lives, and discuss how they can make changes to reduce over-generalizations, unfair assumptions, and critical judgments about people groups. They use a...
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For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate stereotypes people have about cultural differences and personal choices. In this stereotypes lesson, students identify stereotypes in books, television, and society. Students work in groups to find and rewrite...
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Labels: What Do They Mean?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders brainstorm words they typically use to label each other, discuss effects of labeling, including reinforcement of stereotypes, and experience potentially harming and limiting effects that labels have by participating in...
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Games of Strength, Endurance and Stamina

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore and discuss importance of strength, endurance, and stamina in Native American culture, practice skills such as back push, bench reach, muskox fight, one-and-two-foot high kick, and high kick stand, and monitor, improve,...
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Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Make your students critical consumers of media, and foster an awareness of how culture is reflected and shaped by media. This resource covers how alcohol advertising presents and promotes gender stereotypes. After a discussion on...
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Gender Roles: Exposing Stereotypes

For Teachers 8th - 9th
A series of activities help middle- and high-schoolers identify and explore gender stereotypes and how they can lead to violence and abuse. Use think-pair-share to activate whole class brainstorming about what it means to "be a man" and...
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Bias and Crime in Media

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Critical thinking and social justice are central themes for this resource on bias and crime in media. The class views and discusses an incisive PSA that highlights assumptions based on race. Small groups read newspaper opinion pieces...
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Keep Your English Up to Date: Chav

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a look at linguistics and stereotypes in Great Britian with a word study of "chav." Learners find out what terms are pejoratives and what they are meant to convey. Geared toward British culture, study the ever-changing English...
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For Teachers 8th - 12th
This 3-day immigration study draws on historical trends and current events. A worksheet accompanies initial research on one group's U.S. immigration history, giving opportunity for collaborative learning through sharing findings. Groups...
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Social Class Stereotypes

For Teachers K - 6th
Encourage your students to think about how and why people and categorized in terms of social class. They decide what "class" they belong to, and then brainstorm about the indicators that society uses to define class and to categorize...
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Urban Legends

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Irony, hyperbole, and other rhetorical devices are at play in this presentation about urban legends. Several examples of urban legends help to clarify the analysis, making it valuable for those who have a hard time wrapping their mind...
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Humor and Anthropology/Ethnic Humor

For Teachers Higher Ed
By posing controversial questions about racially charged words and jokes, this presentation explores the function and use of ethnic humor. Sure to inspire debates and discussions in your sociology or anthropology class, the slideshow...
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Ethnic Humor

For Teachers Higher Ed
Uncovering the function and forms of ethnic jokes, this presentation with enlighten your students as it explores the concept of "insiders vs. outsiders" and various examples of ethnic stereotypes in literature and society. The...
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Exploring Relationships through Expectations and Stereotypes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the existence of stereotypes in their personalities. In this cultural diversity lesson, students examine personal relationships they are part of and respond to questions about those relationships through journal...
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Factors Causing Conflict and Cooperation Among Groups and Nations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the factors that lead to conflict.In this conflict resolution lesson, students analyze and evaluate the causes that create conflict or cooperation among people. Students discuss the results of conflicts and evaluate...
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Identifying Stereotypes and Misconceptions

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore misconceptions. In this stereotypyes lesson plan, 5th graders define what shapes their views and opinions.  Students read stories with misconceptions about Indians and rewrite passages to be non-stereotypical.