Stereotypes and Prejudice Worksheet
Please complete the following exercises, remembering that you are in an academic setting and should remain unbiased, considerate, and professional when completing this worksheet.
Select three of the identity categories below and name or describe at least 3 related stereotypes for each:
• Sexual orientation
|Category |Stereotype 1 |Stereotype 2 |Stereotype 3 | |Race |Black people are good at |Asians are smart. |Hispanics don’t speak english. | | |basketball. | | | |Gender |Women are not as good at sports. |Men are messy |Women aren’t as smart as men. | |Disability |People with them are different |Its’s a sickness |They are a menace to society. | | |from a fully functional human | | | | |being . | | |
Answer each question in 50 to 100 words related to those stereotypes. Provide citations for all the sources you use.
What are the positive aspects of stereotypes, if any?
I don’t think there are any positive aspects to sterotypes. If anything they make people act a little more careful around people they don’t know. I think that might be the only positive thing that came come out of it. Everything else can sometimes be very hurtful to other people.