This lesson plan helps high school students (and adults) take a closer look at prejudices, the biases that media contain and perpetuate (such as in what they do and don’t report on, or how particular genders or ethnicities are portrayed), and the ways we are influenced by those media biases.
Recommended for grades 9 and up.
Time: One week of 45-minute class periods

 

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