Evaluating Gender-stereotyping: Watch a children’s cartoon or obtain a children’s storybook.
Describe the cartoon or storybook you have selected.
In one paragraph, provide examples from the cartoon or storybook and describe how males and females are represented:
Are characters portrayed in gender-stereotyped roles?
Are males and females equally represented in exciting plot activities?
Are behaviors, attitudes, and characteristics of males and females characters strongly gender stereotyped?
Overall, how would you evaluate the cartoon or storybook in terms of gender typing?
What recommendations would you make to counter any influences observed?