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What is American?. Take out a piece of paper and make this chart 1-17. LOOK AT THE FOLLOWING PICTURES AND DECIDE IF WHAT YOU SEE IS “AMERICAN”. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. What did you decide?.

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What is american
1. “AMERICAN”


What is american
2. “AMERICAN”


What is american
3. “AMERICAN”


What is american
4. “AMERICAN”


What is american
5. “AMERICAN”


What is american
6. “AMERICAN”


What is american
7. “AMERICAN”


What is american
8. “AMERICAN”


What is american
9. “AMERICAN”


What is american
10. “AMERICAN”


What is american
11. “AMERICAN”


What is american
12. “AMERICAN”


What is american
13. “AMERICAN”


What is american
14. “AMERICAN”


What is american
15. “AMERICAN”


What is american
16. “AMERICAN”


What is american
17. “AMERICAN”


What did you decide
What did you decide? “AMERICAN”

  • Move to the back of the class if you think the picture is “American”

  • Move to the front of the class if the room is “not American”


Surprise
Surprise! “AMERICAN”

They are all photos taken

In the United States!

They all Represent “American life”…


Reflect
Reflect… “AMERICAN”

  • Think…Pair … Share


Think pair share
Think…Pair … Share “AMERICAN”

  • Did any of the pictures cause a strong positive reaction? If yes why?


Think pair share1
Think…Pair … Share “AMERICAN”

  • Did any of the pictures cause a strong negative reaction? If yes why?


Think pair share2
Think…Pair…Share “AMERICAN”

  • Discuss which ones you got wrong .


Think pair share3
Think…Pair…Share “AMERICAN”

  • Did any of the pictures surprise you?

    • If yes, which ones and why.


What do you think about american life find a partner and discuss
What do you think about “American life”? “AMERICAN”Find a partner and discuss


Think pair share4
Think…Pair…Share “AMERICAN”

  • What has been your interactions with Americans?

  • Have they been positive or negative?


Think pair share5
Think…Pair…Share “AMERICAN”

  • What are some stereotypes you/Indonesians have about Americans?

    • (don’t by shy, you won’t hurt my feelings)


What is american


What are stereotypes
What are stereotypes? interactions with Americans?


What are stereotypes1
What are stereotypes? interactions with Americans?

  • Stereotypes (or "characterizations") are generalizations or assumptions that people make about the characteristics of all members of a group, based on an image about what people in that group are like.


For example
For example interactions with Americans?

  • one study of stereotypes revealed that Americans are generally considered to be friendly, generous, and tolerant, but also arrogant, impatient, and domineering.



What is american


How can stereotypes be negative
How can stereotypes be negative? not all Asians are reserved. But according to this study, others commonly perceive them this way


How can they be positive and helpful
How can they be positive and helpful? not all Asians are reserved. But according to this study, others commonly perceive them this way


How can they be positive and helpful1
How can they be positive and helpful? not all Asians are reserved. But according to this study, others commonly perceive them this way

  • Such generalizations are necessary: in order to be able to interact effectively, we must have some idea of what people are likely to be like, which behaviors will be considered acceptable, and which not.


What can be done to deal with negative stereotypes
What Can Be Done to Deal with Negative Stereotypes? not all Asians are reserved. But according to this study, others commonly perceive them this way


What role does the media have in stereotyping
What role does the Media have in stereotyping? not all Asians are reserved. But according to this study, others commonly perceive them this way


What role does the media have in stereotyping1
What role does the Media have in stereotyping? not all Asians are reserved. But according to this study, others commonly perceive them this way

  • If they characterize particular groups of people in certain ways, their viewers (or readers) are likely to do the same. So if a movie -- or the motion picture industry in general -- characterizes a group of people negatively, they are likely to be perpetuating negative stereotypes and making conflicts worse. If they emphasize the positive aspects of groups that contradict prevalent stereotypes, they can have a significant role in building mutual understanding.


What role does education have in stereotyping
What role does Education have in stereotyping? not all Asians are reserved. But according to this study, others commonly perceive them this way


What role does education have in stereotyping1
What role does Education have in stereotyping? not all Asians are reserved. But according to this study, others commonly perceive them this way

  • Text books

  • Teacher bias


What individuals can do to breakdown negative stereotypes
What Individuals Can Do to Breakdown Negative Stereotypes? not all Asians are reserved. But according to this study, others commonly perceive them this way


What individuals can do to breakdown negative stereotypes1
What Individuals Can Do to Breakdown Negative Stereotypes? not all Asians are reserved. But according to this study, others commonly perceive them this way

  • Each of us should examine the assumptions that we make about others and ask ourselves where those assumptions come from. Upon what information are they based? Are they based on personal experiences with others?


What is american

Take a few minutes to think about any negative stereotypes you might have and where they come from.If you feel comfortable, please share 


Modern family
Modern Family you might have and where they come from.

  • New TV show depicting the “Modern American Family”

    • My Favorite 


Pay attention to the following
Pay attention to the following you might have and where they come from.

  • Respect for elders

  • Time management

  • Dating dynamics

  • Parenting styles

  • Personal space/privacy

  • Age

  • Accent/ language


What is american


What is american


What is american


Recap
RECAP!! you might have and where they come from.