ERIC Number: ED222407
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
Reference Count: 0
As Boys Become Men: Learning New Male Roles.
Designed for use in junior and senior high schools, this booklet focuses on the male role stereotype. Each of the eight sections contains activities, student objectives, and background information: (1) "What's Feminine and What's Masculine?" examines male and female sex role stereotypes; (2) "A Real Man" evaluates male role stereotypes; (3) "Men in the Media" examines how the media define and enhance the male role; (4) "Male Talk" focuses on sexism in language and male communication styles; (5) "The World of Work" deals with sex role stereotyping in career choice and work preference; (6) "Foul" explores the male role in competitive athletics; (7) "Fathers and Children" examines perceptions of fatherhood; and (8) "Emotions, Relationships, and Beyond" discusses intimate aspects of the male role. Activities involve students in completing sentences, filling out opinion roles about men, writing short essays, analyzing men's roles in movies, evaluating advertisements, reading and analyzing novels, and writing endings for situations. Included in the appendices are a bibliography of selected works on men and masculinity and reading selections on the male role stereotype. (RM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Colorado Univ., Denver. Inst. for Equality in Education.