: Prejudice and stereotyping
: Stereotypes and expressions of prejudice which today would be unacceptable were once frequently printed in newspapers.
: Students will read and identify stereotypes and prejudiced reporting in excerpts from newspapers.
: Excerpts from the
New Haven Register
, July 15, 1873; March 14, 1891; March 16, 1891; March 22, 1891; and May 5, 1929.
: Students will read the excerpts silently. They will underline stereotypes and expressions of prejudice. They will discuss their findings. They will write letters to the editor, replying to the articles and editorials they read.