In this lesson, students deconstruct gender portrayal and depictions of boys and girls in the media.
This lesson develops a beginning awareness by students of how they feel towards, and respond to, different sports, and how the media represents athletics.
In this lesson, students will write a news article for the school newspaper.
In this lesson, students become sensitized to the ways in which the use of language in the media can imply inequality between men and women.
This lesson is based on an article, which ran in the January 21, 1995 issue of the London Free Press.
To make students aware of the ways in which male violence is used and promoted in advertising.
This is the second of three lessons that address gender stereotypes. The objective of these lessons is to encourage students to develop their own critical intelligence with regard to culturally inherited stereotypes, and to the images presented in the media - film and television, rock music, newspapers and magazines.The lesson begins with a review of stereotypes that are associated with men and women and their possible sources - including the role of the media. Students deconstruct a series of advertisements based on gender representation and answer questions about gender stereotyping about articles they have read.
In this lesson, students analyze their own body image and consider what they wish they could change.
This lesson considers how the media portrays women in politics. Students explore capsule biographies of female political leaders, from ancient times to current events – crafted from snippets of media coverage such as newspapers, magazines, TV news and encyclopedias – to understand bias in how female politicians are portrayed.
In this lesson, students look at how gender stereotyping may discourage young women from becoming involved in politics.