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A Review of Bias, Stereotypes, and Prejudice.

Seventh grade ELA standard RC 2.6
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Peter Beil

on 11 October 2013

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Transcript of A Review of Bias, Stereotypes, and Prejudice.

Essential Questions:

1. What are bias, stereotypes, and prejudice?

2. How do these concepts work against good analysis?
A Review of Bias,
Stereotypes, and Prejudice.

What is a stereotype?
A stereotype is a fixed idea or generalization that usually leads to negative beliefs about a person or a group of people.

Stereotyping ignores the individuality of people and assigns a whole group a particular set of characteristics.
What is an example of stereotypes?
Example: All seventh graders talk too much.

Example: Mothers worry too much.
What is a prejudice?
Prejudice means to pre-judge someone or something.

If you are prejudiced against something, it means that you have an unreasonable dislike of it without having found out about it or thought about it properly.
What is a prejudice?
Prejudice
means to
pre-judge
someone or something.

If you are prejudiced against something, it means that you have an unreasonable dislike of it without having thought about it properly.

Racism = prejudice
What is an example of prejudice?
Example: New England Patriot fans are crazy.

Example: New York Giants fan: “The New York Jets are a terrible football team.”
What is bias?
Bias
is to have a
preference
for something that affects your ability to make an
objective
judgment about it.
What is an example of bias?
Joe Montana is asked to give his opinion about whether the 49ers are a better football team than the Oakland Raiders.

Joe Montana was the quarterback for the 49ers for fourteen years. Would he be biased in favor of the 49ers or could he give an honest answer?
The end.

Let's practice!

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By the way...
What do you see?
If asked whether the Raiders are a good football team, could Joe Montana, a fourteen-year quarterback for the 49ers, give an unbiased or a biased view?
What is an example of bias?
Vocabulary
Objective:
To make a statement based on evidence
.
Subjective:
To make a statement based on an opinion.
Objective:
S.W.B.A.T. identify bias and stereotypes in literature
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