Young scholars practice changing nouns from singular to plural. They use the words "alot", "some" and "many" in the appropriate way. They create their own generalizations about nouns.
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Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising
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...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Adventures of Detectives Infer and Predict
Your writers compose original short stories (or you could use this activity with published fiction). After writing their stories, class members divide their work in three installments. Each installment is read by a peer who makes...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Challenging Stereotypes: A New Look at Old Age
Combine a lesson on the elderly with grammar instruction. Before viewing a series of provided video clips, class members brainstorm a list of words related to senior citizens and organize these words into categories that correspond with...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Seven Directions: Making Connections Between Literature and American Indian History
Stereotype or archetype? Myth or fact? Middle schoolers apply critical thinking skills to assess the validity of the images and story details in picture books portraying Native American history. The study begins with an examination of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
In 'Other words' Writing Gently Humorous Essays About Stereotypes
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.
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Understanding and Fighting Stereotypes through Words and Images
Use some provocative modern art to get your class considering stereotypes and the impact they have on us all. Your class will discuss the print art Indian Look-Alike by Melanie Yazzie and stereotypes in general before conducting research...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and Violence
Hook your class into an exploration of and discussion about violence in video games with a cute animal clip and a video game trailer. After a quick discussion about how media can affect mood, class members read a related article and...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Behind the Scenes -- Closing the Curtain on Stereotypes
Students examine stereotypes in their community. They discuss the implications of having stereotypes and being prejudice against a group of people. They use a five step process in which to create another outcome to an experience in which...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Guidelines for Recognizing Persuasiveness, Propaganda, and Stereotypes
Students investigate advertisements for examples of persuasiveness, propaganda, and stereotypes. In this persuasion lesson, students find examples of advertisements that are unusual or common. Students discuss guidelines for...
8th - 10th English Language Arts