Steven F. Gray
Students will be able to define stereotype and the practice of stereotyping.
Blackboard, chalk, photos on black construction paper, writing paper, pencils, pens, long computer printout giving dictionary definition of stereotype.
1. Initiate lesson by asking students to use brainstorm strategy to come up with a definition of the word stereotype.
2. List student responses on the blackboard.
3. Place computer paper with definition on blackboard. Explain how their definitions both match and are different from the one on the board.
4. Tape pictures on the board.
5. Split class into groups of four and discuss cooperative learning rules with students.
6. Have each group discuss what they think about the pictures.
7. Have one person from each group recite the groups responses to each photo. Write their on the board under the respective picture.
8. After each group has reported, reveal facts about each photo. Next point out and ask why what they thought and what actually was, was different? 9. Close lesson by referring back to dictionary definition.
I will assess student comprehension of the objective by an essay to be written at the end of the objective activities.