Associate Program Material
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 |
|Gender |Men are alot stronger then women |Only men should work |Women should not have to do |
| | | |another mans job |
|Race |All black people are trash. |Only white people work. |Mexicans steal to get by. |
|Ethnicity |Blacks are better at sports. |Mexican work harder then other |Asians make it farther in the |
| | |races |working field |
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?
You do not see very many positive aspects of stereotypes but if I were to say some it would be very helpful to separate people by what there work consists of. Also being able to tell men and women and also African Americans and Hispanics. This method would help to not discriminate or be judgemental people all.
What are the negative aspects of stereotypes?
There are so many negative aspects of stereotypes and the one that sticks...