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36 resources with the keyterm stereotype

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"Bursting" Stereotypes

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students comprehend the meaning of the word steretype, work in groups to come up with stereotype statements, discuss whether the statements are fair, and write what they learned from the activity. Balloons are used as a conduit in this...
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First Person

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the relationship between video games and actual population. Example: A 2005 study showed Latino youth play at higher rates than other groups, but there are no Latino playable characters. They watch a brief video...
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Stereotypes in The Diary of Anne Frank

For Students 7th - 8th
Before reading Anne Frank's diary, discuss stereotypes with your class. This guide is a great prereading activity; pupils complete a list of incomplete sentences in order to showcase common stereotypes. Then, they complete the seven...
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Lesson: The Romance Genre

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Who buys romance novels? Older scholars discuss this demographic in a behavioral psychology study which begins with a discussion and data analysis. The data sheet can be found online and offers statistics about who and where this huge...
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Interpreting Perspective

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Work on characterization with a narrative writing lesson plan, in which middle schoolers interpret a character's perspective. They discuss family traditions and examine how culture can influence a character's perspective. Next, they read...
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Unplanned Pregnancy: Parenting

For Teachers 9th - 10th
High schoolers consider and discuss characteristics of an ideal parent. In small groups, they work together to examine the stereotypical roles of the father and the mother. The issues dealt with in this resource are thought-provoking and...
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Introducing Jane Eyre: An Unlikely Victorian Heroine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the expectations and limitations placed on Victorian women and evaluate Charlotte Bronte's position and desire for literary achievement in using the male pseudonym, Currer Bell.
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Nontraditional Job Opportunities

For Teachers 6th - 12th
As your learners prepare to enter the workforce, address some common stereotypes that may be limiting their professional goals. The class brainstorms gender-stereotyped careers, exploring where those ideas originate. They complete a job...
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Outgroup Experiment Reveals Bias, Stereotyping

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Exploring bias and stereotypes, students dress up as members of "outgroups" (groups of people who are often judged). Though the lesson specifies that it should be "respectful and not mock the outgroup in any way," this activity would be...
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Biases, Assumptions, and Stereotypes

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine stereotypes and how to identify their own assumptions.  In this bias and assumption lesson students read a story and complete a worksheet. 
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Self Portrait Jars: Labeling Ourselves

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create an alternative self-portrait. In this art lesson students study the artwork of Jaune Quick-to-See Smith. Students use her work as inspiration for a self-portrait in a jar form.
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In 'Other words' Writing Gently Humorous Essays About Stereotypes

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Define and understand what stereotypes are by reading an article with stereotyping in it. Students will locate how it shows stereotyping and answer questions about the stereotypes. Finally, they will write their own pieces of original work.
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Media Literacy Final Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students meet as a class to discuss a variety of media literacy topics before breaking into groups to conduct research on one aspect of the topic. In order to gather information, they watch episodes of the Simpson's television show and...
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Psychological Bias

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate why some people choose an avatar different from their own personality. In this psychology activity, students explore three different virtual worlds to collect information. They analyze results and formulate a...
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Propaganda/Stereotypes Used in the Media

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students write a character sketch on a television character who they feel is a stereotype.  In this propaganda/stereotype lesson, students discuss the definition of the terms and ways that the media uses both.  Students relate the use of...
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A Place for Everyone: Lesson 11

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read passages of character's feelings and emotions while being stereotyped and fill out worksheets related to them. In this stereotyping lesson plan, 5th graders also read their novels and discuss stereotypes in their novels.
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Stereotype & Bias

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the way that the media perpetrates stereotypes.  In this stereotyping activity students complete several activities on stereotyping. 
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Oral Scripting on Aging

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine how to broaden the point of view of students when thinking about older people and their abilities.  For this aging lesson students complete several activities.
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Defining Respect

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine what respect is and isn't. For this character education lesson, students create a t-chart of what respect looks like and doesn't look like. The teacher adds the words bias, prejudice, stereotype and racism to the...
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Everything You Know Is Wrong 1: Us and Them

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore rational, irrational, analytical and non-analytical methods of reasoning. They participate in numerous exercises and hands-on activities to understand assumptions and how most people think. Students establish the...
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Quality of Information: Point of View and Bias

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify stereotypes of Indian people based on perceived characteristics. They discuss the misconceptions. Students define quality of information and give an example from the story "Seaman's Journal: On The Trail With Lewis...
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Interpreting The Artist's Voice

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students view topical photographs to explore the concept of voice. They examine a series of photographs containing incomplete images. They draw conclusions about the images based on only the information provided. After viewing the...
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Stereotypes: More Than Meets the Eye

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the concept of stereotyping. They observe images and media that portray the Middle East and its inhabitants. Students make determinations about the impact of the images on their perceptions. They consider ways to...
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Who Wears a Veil?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define and give examples of visual stereotypes. They research how common misconceptions foster visual stereotypes about Muslim women. Students identify famous women and the significance of the veil in different cultures.