Teachers and students need to know how to work basic photoshop/online editing skills. 20 to 25 minutes class time.
Students will be able to:
define body image and self-esteem.
list and analyze examples of media influence on teenagers body image and self-esteem.
distinguish between healthy and unhealthy media influences
what is beauty?
Class needs to be conducted in a computer lab. Photoshop/online media editing. Various popular magazines.
Discussion / Brainstorm with Class
personal definitions of body image, self-esteem, what influences YOU (examples written on board)
2. Lecture / Presentation
define body image, self-esteem
give media examples: good and bad influences
> Victoria's Secret, Barbie, Axe > Dove, I Used To Be Fat (MTV)
how to cultivate healthy body image practically
Students will submit their brainstorm on beauty
Students will design a magazine ad in groups that portrays their group opinion of what beauty is and the influence of media on it
Answer Key or Rubric:
Participation: brainstorm in the beginning - student writes down what he or she thinks about body image, self-esteem, and media
Ad itself includes elements of: personal body image in teenagers, media influence, health
Benchmark or Standards:
HE.912.B.1.1 Benchmark Description:Verify the validity of health information, products, and services.
HE.912.B.2.1 Benchmark Description:Explain skills needed to communicate effectively with family, peers, and others to enhance health.
E.912.B.3.2 Benchmark Description:Examine barriers that can hinder healthy decision-making.