Crime Laboratory Analysts

Topics: Eye color, Jane Elliott, Eye Pages: 3 (665 words) Published: August 2, 2013
Directions. Review these questions prior to viewing the film and then after the film formulate your responses to these questions. YOU MUST WRITE IN COMPLETE, GRAMMATICALY CORRECT SENTENCES OR POINTS WILL BE DEDUCTED! This is a word document so you can type as much as you would like, if you need more room than I provided you have the ability to expand your response. There are actually 10 questions you need to answer, please make sure you read these carefully and appropriately respond.

1. When Jane Elliott debriefed her third graders at the end of the two day exercise, what comments did the children make concerning what they had learned from the exercise? The children were able to feel how it felt to be segregated against. One child said that he felt like he was a dog on a leash. The children learned to not judge people by their color.

(a)What feelings did they express as third graders when they were in the circle during the debriefing? Those that that their eye color group was on the bottom felt stupid and worthless, while those who eye color group was at the top felt like kings and like they were above everyone else.

2. Notice the unexpected academic results Jane Elliott obtained as a result of this exercise.

(a) During the flash card exercise what happened to the performance grades of children when their eye color group was on the top?

The children had a significant higher grade performances when their eye color group was on the top.

(b) What happened to the children’s performance grades of children when their eye color group was on the bottom? The children’s performance grades were significantly lower when their eye color group was on the bottom. One child mention that he was thinking about being brown eye, and felt stupid during the flashcards.

(c) What happened to all the children’s grades after the two day exercise was complete?

After the two day exercise was complete, the children’s grade maintain a higher level...
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