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Stereotypes - Grade 7 - February 9/2023


Curipod lesson about topic "stereotypes "

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
Can you name one stereotype you have heard?
2. Slide
60 seconds
A stereotype is a belief about a group of people Stereotypes can be based on race, gender, age, or other characteristics Stereotypes can be positive or negative
3. Drawings
240 seconds
Draw a fish.
4. Slide
60 seconds
stereotype: A belief that all members of a group have certain characteristics or behave in a certain way group: A number of people or things that are located, gathered, or classed together characteristic: A quality or feature regarded as a distinguishing mark of a person or thing
5. Drawings
240 seconds
Draw a fish.
6. Poll
60 seconds
What do you think of stereotypes?
  • They are bad and should be avoided
  • They can be useful and help us understand each other better
  • Stereotypes are a way of thinking that can't be changed
  • Stereotypes can be true sometimes
7. Slide
60 seconds
The term 'stereotype' was first used in the printing business to refer to duplicate printing plates. Some stereotypes are so widely believed that people assume them to be true and don't question them. Research suggests that people may use stereotypes as mental shortcuts to quickly make judgments about others.
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8. Open question
180 seconds
Do you think that all stereotypes are bad? Why or why not?
9. Drawings
270 seconds
Draw / write: What are some of the positive impacts that stereotypes can have on our culture?
10. Open question
240 seconds
How can we use stereotypes to better understand ourselves and others?
11. Open question
330 seconds
Have you ever experienced a time when a stereotype was wrong about you or someone you know?

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