Stereotypes and Prejudice Worksheet
Please complete the following exercises, remembering that you are in an academic setting and should remain unbiased, considerate, and professional when completing this worksheet.
Select three of the identity categories below and name or describe at least 3 related stereotypes for each:
Men are better salesman than women
Women can cook better than men
All men physically fit than women age “You cant tell a teen nothing they don’t know everything”
Old person will need a wheelchair or walker to get around
Babies are the cutest thing ever
Blacks are consider the best athletics
Hispanic work in factory
Blacks are considered gang members
Answer each question in 50 to 100 words related to those stereotypes. Provide citations for all the sources you use.
What are the positive aspects of stereotypes, if any? There are some positive aspects of stereotypes that makes a person feel more comfortable in their environment. For example, people that live in Texas are friendly people compared to people who live in New York. The reason is New York is a crowded state and all the people do is go to work and back home; so, they don’t have a social life.
What are the negative aspects of stereotypes? There are some negative aspects of stereotypes that do harm to another person unexcitingly because of what a person believe to be true.
For example, in the news lately African American are concern with law enforcement because of how African American people have been killed because of the thinking of white law enforcement. That the black have a weapon or will kill them.
Answer each question in 50 to 150 words related to those stereotypes. Provide citations for all the sources you use.
Define stereotypes and prejudice. What is the difference between stereotyping and prejudice? Use examples to illustrate the differences. Stereotype is unreliable, exaggerated generalizations