WebQuest
Breaking Stereotypes
Welcome
Welcome:Breaking Stereotypes
Description: This webquest is about preventing
stereotypes
Grade level: 12 – 17
Curri...
Stereotypes prevent us from understanding people who are different from
us . If you use stereotypes you will not understan...
Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion
DEFINITION
Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion
Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion
PROCESS
PROCESS
This project is two weeks long . Here are the ste...
Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion
PROCESS
Organization :
You work in five groups and each group is ...
Task1
Copy this chart and classify the stereotypes you collected into the
following categories :
Welcome Introduction Proc...
Task2
Try to discover the inaccuracies of each of these categories of stereotypes.
Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Eval...
Task3
Use your insight as an antropologist to tell the world about the dangers
of each category of stereotypes and its neg...
Task4
Present your search and findings to the class in a PowerPoint presentation .
Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Eval...
Sites for research:
http://www.all-about-portugal.com
http://www.allaboutitaly.com
http://www.all-about-estonia.com/
http:...
EVALUATION
Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion
Students discuss the changes this project has brought to their perception
of stereotypes and to their attitudes towards th...
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Webquest: Breaking stereotypes

  1. 1. WebQuest Breaking Stereotypes
  2. 2. Welcome Welcome:Breaking Stereotypes Description: This webquest is about preventing stereotypes Grade level: 12 – 17 Curriculum: Social Studies Keywords: stereotypes, beliefs, prior assumptions, conceptions , cultures Author: Irene Tiago Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion
  3. 3. Stereotypes prevent us from understanding people who are different from us . If you use stereotypes you will not understand other social groups . Unfortunately , many stereotypes are inaccurate. You are an anthropologist making a research on stereotypes people have on different cultures . Your mission is to find out some stereotypes on three ethnic or religious groups then justify why they are false beliefs about them . Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion INTRODUCTION DEFINITION
  4. 4. Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion DEFINITION
  5. 5. Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion
  6. 6. Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion PROCESS PROCESS This project is two weeks long . Here are the steps to follow : 1-You work in groups of four to five students 2-You decide on the ethnic community to work on . 3-You decide on the sub tasks to do within your group . 4- You explore the provided references and collect relevant information 5-You prepare a presentation on your findings to the class
  7. 7. Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion PROCESS Organization : You work in five groups and each group is going to gather information on stereotypes people have on an ethnic group : The first group is going to work on Hungarian The second group is going to work on Polish The third group is going to work on Estonian The fourth group is going to work on Spaniards The fifth group is going to work on Italian
  8. 8. Task1 Copy this chart and classify the stereotypes you collected into the following categories : Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion TASK 2 Obvious Surprising Convincing Unconvincing
  9. 9. Task2 Try to discover the inaccuracies of each of these categories of stereotypes. Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion TASK 3
  10. 10. Task3 Use your insight as an antropologist to tell the world about the dangers of each category of stereotypes and its negative effect on crosscultural understanding . Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion TASK 4
  11. 11. Task4 Present your search and findings to the class in a PowerPoint presentation . Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion
  12. 12. Sites for research: http://www.all-about-portugal.com http://www.allaboutitaly.com http://www.all-about-estonia.com/ http://www.red2000.com/spain/primer/fest.html http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107620.html http://www.escape2poland.co.uk/general_info_maps.html http://comeniusmaia.blogspot.pt/ http://comenius-bs.slipknotee.com/ Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion
  13. 13. EVALUATION Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion
  14. 14. Students discuss the changes this project has brought to their perception of stereotypes and to their attitudes towards the studied cultural communities . Good Work! CONCLUSION Welcome Introduction Process Tasks Evaluation Conclusion HOME

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