Stereotypes Assignment

Analyzing Print Adds

This activity will give you an opportunity to analyze print media to determine if advertisements portray men, women and ethnic groups in stereotypical roles.

You will need a magazine, paper, scissors and glue.

Examine the ads in the magazine you have selected. Find a minimum of five advertisements that stereotype females, males or certain ethnic groups.

Cut the ads out of the magazine and glue them to a sheet of white paper. On the back of the paper, write a brief explanation of how this ad supports certain stereotypes.

Write the name of the magazine in which you found the ad on the back of the page.