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Diversity in Media: Looking Critically at What We See
This learning experience fosters awareness of representations we see, and don't see, in the media. Learners list TV programs, games, and films they enjoy, identify characters' ethnic, religious, (dis)ability, and sexual orientation status, assess whether what they see accurately represents where they live, and discuss equity or the lack of it in the media.
8th - Higher Ed Language Arts 41 Views 123 Downloads
Crossing the Line Online: Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Age of Social Media - NYTimes.com
Sexual harassment and sexual violence are by no means new issues. What has changed is the role of social media in these issues. This powerful and troubling lesson uses a specific rape case to launch research into a discussion of the wider implications and consequences of recording, posting, and sharing sexual situations.
9th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
F.L.A.S.H stands for Family Life and Sexual Health, it's a program specifically focused on providing special needs learners with vital information regarding personal and sexual health. This is an overview of the program, complete with sample activities, classroom protocol, IEP notes, and how to answer difficult questions.
9th - Higher Ed Special Education 64 Views 122 Downloads
A Test of Faith
Secondary schoolers investigate the debate surrounding the current sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church with this New York Times lesson. Through discussions and written reflection, they explore their own thoughts and opinions on this topic.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 37 Downloads
Miscast and Seldom Seen
Consider how well students' favorite TV shows, movies and video games reflect the diversity of society. The instructional activity introduces your class to several media literacy concepts, such as how media conveys values and messages, as well as the possible consequences of these concepts.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 6 Downloads
First Person: Diversity in Video Gaming
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 about race and popular game characters, read about stereotyping, and research demographics.
9th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 27 Downloads
Sexual and Asexual Reproduction
Students differentiate the processes involved in sexual and asexual reproduction. In this plant science lesson, students discuss the pros and cons of both methods. They explain how sexual reproduction can lead to genetic diversity.
6th - 7th Science 94 Views 365 Downloads
Fertility and Infertility
FLASH has put together a pretty comprehensive lesson on fertility and infertility. There is a lot of information on the male and female reproductive systems, fertility, reducing the odds for infertility, the menstrual cycle, and information on sexually transmitted infections.
11th - 12th Health 12 Views 62 Downloads
Introducing the topic of cultural diversity and the social issues surrounding it, this presentation will get your students thinking about stereotypes involving race, gender, and sexual orientation. Affirmative action and positive and negative face are covered in this slideshow, as well as bilingualism.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 18 Views 55 Downloads
Exploring Relationships through Expectations and Stereotypes
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 entries. Students discuss their impressions of their relationships.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 43 Downloads
Homophobia: What is It? What Can We Do About It?
This two part lesson focuses on the sensitive issues of homophobia, discrimination, sexuality, and gender. Children in grades 5-8 discuss individual and institutional discrimination, personal rights, homosexuality, and bullying. This is a well-developed lesson that touches on an important topic, but may not fit the needs or be appropriate for all classrooms.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 17 Downloads
Does the Defense of Marriage Act Promote the Health, Safety, Morals, and General Welfare of the Public?
Gay marriage is the topic for a structured, academic controversy discussion. The process begins with groups reading primary source documents and recording their responses to text-based questions on the provided graphic organizer. Participants are then assigned a side, either for the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) or against DOMA, and in groups of four (two for and two against) present their arguments.
11th - 12th Language Arts 22 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
HIV and AIDS: Understanding Risk Behaviors
Eighth graders research human sexuality by completing a sexual health worksheet. In this HIV instructional activity, 8th graders define AIDS and list the ways it can be transmitted from human to human. Students assess their own risk and complete study questions about the disease on a worksheet.
8th Science 11 Views 70 Downloads
Growing in Communities, Kids on the Grow
Students participate in an after school program that promotes concern for others, recognizing differences, accepting differences, leadership roles, mentoring, self-responsibility and personal safety. They explore the diversity of their community and prepare to put on a neighborhood Olympics.
7th - 10th Health 12 Views 46 Downloads
New Review Examine the Media
Take a look at media though a critical lens. Class members cut out images of women from magazines and conduct a gallery walk, considering the portrayal of women and men in these images. They then read an article and discuss the content and images in small groups.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Social Influences (Lesson 1)
Seventh graders complete a handout on how their lives differ from those portrayed on television. In groups, they identify their misconceptions about gender roles and equality. They also discover ways to not buy into the negative messages protrayed.
7th Health 3 Views 10 Downloads
Amnesty International and Human Rights
Students discover the mission of Amnesty International. In this human rights instructional activity, students read literature about the social justice organization and then compose letters on behalf of those suffering from human rights persecution in the world.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Puberty Adolescence: Will I Fit In?
Students evaluate human health by identifying pubescent changes. In this sexual maturity instructional activity, students identify the importance of waiting until the appropriate age to have sexual intimacy. Students complete a worksheet based on puberty vocabulary terms and social circles.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 35 Downloads