Lesson 7: Gender stereotypes – Careers and jobs

The last lesson of this unit will focus on gender stereotyping in the workplace, allowing children to develop understanding of stereotypes and how these might affect job/career choices.

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To develop understanding of stereotypes and how these might affect job/career choices

Statutory guidance

Pupils should be taught:

  • What a stereotype is, and how stereotypes can be unfair, negative or destructive.

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support: Should be given  magazines and or books to help them to identify a job for their picture.

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Should be challenged to identify ways in which they can address and challenge stereotypes.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

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