Addressing Stereotypes

This Addressing Stereotypes lesson plan also includes:

How is a stereotype defined, and what are some mechanisms we can use to combat negative stereotyping? Your young historians will discuss how and why stereotyping occurs, as well as consider the roots of modern conceptions of the Middle East.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas

  • Resource is most valuable for its additional materials, which you can use to design other instructional activities on the same topic
  • If learners have Internet access, prompt them to individually research guided questions found toward the end of lesson plan
Classroom Considerations

  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information

  • Excellent informational texts provided in module overview (see additional materials), such as an essay titled The Middle East as Seen Through Foreign Eyes

  • Instructor will need to spend some time reviewing additional materials in online module, particularly within the Framing the Issues page, in order to understand and properly execute lesson procedures