5/6/7 Arts Education & PHE

Gender Stereotypes and Bullying

 
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Rationale

This lesson will help students to think critically about the ways that traditional gender expectations limit a person’s potential and self-expression. It will also explore the harm, stigmatization and bullying of people who challenge gender expectations. 

 

Curriculum References

ARTS EDUCATION, 5/6

  • Big Ideas: Engaging in creative expression and experiences expands people’s sense of identity and community.
  • Curricular Competencies: Explore relationships between identity, place, culture, society, and belonging through the arts.
  • Content: Purposeful application of elements and principles to create meaning in the arts. Personal and collective responsibility associated with creating, experiencing, or presenting in a safe learning environment.
     

ARTS EDUCATION, 7

  • Big Ideas: Through art making, one’s sense of identity and community continually evolves.
  • Curricular Competencies: Explore relationships between identity, place, culture, society, and belonging through the arts.
  • Content: Purposeful application of elements and principles to create meaning in the arts. Personal and collective responsibility associated with creating, experiencing, or presenting in a safe learning environment.
     

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION, 5/6

  • Big Ideas: Understanding ourselves and the various aspects of health helps us develop a balanced lifestyle (Gr 5). Learning about similarities and differences in individuals and groups influences community health (Gr 6).
  • Curricular Competencies: Describe and assess strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying.
  • Content: Influences on individual identity, including sexuality and sexual identity.
     

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION, 7

  • Big Ideas: Learning about similarities and differences in individuals and groups influences community health.
  • Curricular Competencies: Describe and assess strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying.
  • Content: Influences of physical, emotional, and social changes on identities and relationships.