The essay for this lesson is required to be 1,000-1,500-words and clearly demonstrate your understanding of the prompt. Essays should be 5 or more paragraphs with a clear introduction, thesis statement and conclusion, written in APA format (APAstyle.org). Must have 3 sources that are used and properly cited in paper.
You may select from one of the following prompts:
-Discuss gender stereotyping, with references to portrayals of gender in the media.
-Analyze some of the origins of prejudice and discuss how the media can contribute to ingrained prejudice. Use examples from film, television, Internet media, print media, or advertising.
-Examine racial stereotyping and prejudice, with references to specific portrayals in the media. Include specific examples from materials you covered in this lesson.
-Analyze the messages conveyed in the media to young girls (from kindergarten through adolescence) about weight, body image, food, and beauty and their effect. Use examples from film, television, Internet media, print media, or advertising.