In this lesson, students look at how male and female characters are depicted in comic books.
In this lesson students answer a brief questionnaire related to self-image, self-esteem, and advertising, and then work as groups to create and act in mock television commercials that parody advertising techniques.
This is the first of three lessons that address gender stereotypes. The objective of this lesson 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.
In this lesson students consider and discuss the trade-offs we all make on a daily basis between maintaining our privacy, and gaining access to information services.
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.