20MINDEFINING STEREOTYPE, PREJUDICE, AND DISCRIMINATION
1Introduce students to the lesson: “Let’s begin by brainstormingdeﬁnitions of three words: stereotype, prejudice, and discrimination.You probably have a sense of what these words mean, but let’sdevelop common deﬁnitions together so that we fully understandeach other.”2Distribute Handout 1 (Stereotype–Prejudice–DiscriminationWordsplash) and instruct students to write in the box anything thatcomes to mind when they read each word.3Discuss the students’ answers. Record their answers where all cansee. Decide as a group an accurate deﬁnition for each word.Students’ deﬁnitions should be close variations of the deﬁnitionsprovided on Handout 2 (Instructor Answer Key). Post the agreedupon deﬁnitions on a large screen or sheet of paper where all cansee.4Show Chapter 13, the Role of Media, from the
Divided We Fall
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