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Discuss how media effects teenagers body image and self-esteem. Providing examples of today;s media and allowing students to give their own opinion.


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Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 1, as of 2012-08-01.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 1
Appropriate Pedagogy: 1

Reviewer Comments:

This basic lesson outline is intended for the high school student and addresses the important topic of media’s influence on teenagers’ body image and self-esteem. However, a significant amount of development will be necessary to make this a full lesson ready for implementation in the classroom. The addition of example online media editing programs as well as some specific media examples for the lecture / presentation portion of the procedure would help guide teachers in implementing for the lesson. The lesson would be further enhanced by the inclusion of a more specific assessment tool.
Tatiana Ochoa
April 30, 2013
I think it is a good idea to make students understand how exactly the media affects the teenagers image of what beauty is. However, there are many things that can…
Valeria Alterman
April 17, 2013
I also agree that the time might not be allocated correctly. The idea is great, students need to be able to recognize accurate portrayals of beauty and know which ones…
Christine Mytko
August 1, 2012
Sounds like this may take more that 20 - 25 minutes of class time if students are expected to do a written brainstorming activity, have a lecture / presentation, then…
Jessie Barth
I really like the message of this lesson, and the idea of allowing students to create their own positive media portrayals of body image. One of the main problems with…

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