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Curipod generated lesson: "making generalizations". #8-10

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1. Word cloud
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2. Word cloud
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In what ways are generalizations helpful?
3. Slide
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A generalization is a broad statement or an idea that is applied to a group of people or things. It is important to be aware of the potential danger of making generalizations, as they can lead to stereotypes. Generalizations do have their place, however, as they help us make sense of the world around us.
Generalizations: A Quick Overview
4. Slide
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Generalization: A broad statement or an idea that is applied to a group of people or things. Stereotype: A fixed, oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. Sense Making: The process by which people give meaning to their social environment.
5. Poll
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What are the dangers of making generalizations?
  • It can lead to prejudicial and/or biased conclusions.
  • It can lead to incorrect assumptions about a group of people.
  • It can create a false sense of security.
  • It can lead to stereotyping.
6. Slide
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Generalizations often arise from personal experiences and observations. Humans are naturally prone to making generalizations due to the way our brains are wired. Generalizations can be both positive and negative.
Fun facts:
7. Drawings
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Draw / write: What are some examples of generalizations you have heard in your everyday life?
8. Drawings
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Draw / write: How do the media shape our perceptions of people through generalizations?
9. Open question
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Do you think it's ever okay to make generalizations?
10. Open question
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What are some potential consequences of making generalizations?

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