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Lesson: Looking Closer: The Artwork of Wangechi Mutu

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Social issues of gender and media stereotypes, begins with a multi-sensory experience. Learners view the painting Backlash Blues and make critical comments based on what they see. They then read the Langston Hughes poem and listen to the...
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Women of the South in a changing society

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scarlett O’Hara, Melanie Hamilton, Aunt Pittypat. The siren, the saint, the airhead. Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind contributes much to the stereotype most hold of southern women during the Civil War era. Class members access...
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Comic Book Characters

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore gender stereotypes by analyzing how male and female characters are depicted in comic books. Using the provided Comic Book Analysis sheet, students record the attributes of male and female comic book characters. Then the whole...
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TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine gender stereotypes on television, focusing on fathers portrayed in sitcoms and advertising. Questions on a handout direct learners to consider the types of fathers they see on television and one advertisement is highlighted as...
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Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young learners explore gender roles in advertising by taking an ad campaign they have seen which is specifically directed to one gender, and redesigning the campaign to target the opposite gender. After leading a guided discussion about...
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Learning Gender Stereotypes

For Teachers 8th - 9th
How do media representations influence our attitudes? Examining advertisements through the filter of gender representation forms the basis of this, the second of three lessons that address gender stereotypes. Resources include links,...
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The Price of Happiness: On Advertising, Image, and Self Esteem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Are your young scholars aware of the effect advertising can have on their self-image, self-esteem, and happiness? This lesson plan from the Media Awareness Network is aimed at increasing that awareness and mitigating any negative effects...
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I Can Do Anything

For Teachers K
Students investigate what boys and girls can do after participating in readings and class discussions. They examine how gender stereotypes and name-calling can influence what students think they can and cannot accomplish.
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Can Girls Be Plumbers? And Other Gender Stereotypes

For Teachers K - 5th
Students realize the effects of stereotypes by collaboratively creating a chart with the rest of their class. In this equality lesson, students demonstrate stereotypes by collaborating on a jobs chart and matching pictures of people they...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify careers that are nontraditional for their gender. In this occupations lesson students research careers that are nontraditional for their gender and conduct interviews with individuals employed in nontraditional fields.
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For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine gender bias and stereotypes. For this discrimination lesson students participate in class discussions and poetry reading in order to examine the gender stereotypes of fears and develop the understanding that both genders...
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Infusing Equity by Gender Into the Classroom: A Handbook of Classroom Practices

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students match their natural proclivities to possible future careers which are nontraditional for their genders.  They further examine gender stereotypes through other activities.
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Are Our Classroom Materials Gender Biased?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore equality by analyzing their own classroom belongings. In this gender bias lesson, students investigate their classroom and identify objects as either male or female biased. Students collaborate while exploring the idea...
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Equitable Careers

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore career options. In this careers lesson plan, students list several careers and then categorize them as traditional female careers, traditional male careers, nontraditional female careers, and nontraditional male...