Presentation on theme: "Learning Target: I can explain how labels/stereotypes can affect one’s self-esteem I can name 3 things that influence body image. I can find patterns within."— Presentation transcript:
Learning Target: I can explain how labels/stereotypes can affect one’s self-esteem I can name 3 things that influence body image. I can find patterns within media’s messages regarding beauty. Success Criteria: Stereotype chart Compliment Cards ENTRY Task: What is one thing you could do to better the social environment at the Junior High and build your peer’s self-esteem?
BODY IMAGE QUESTIONS … Answer the 4 questions on your piece of paper Should have more than 1 thing for each! Share with your group Add to your paper
What is Body Image? What influences body image? How does it influence it? Why is body image important to teenagers? What are some negative consequences of having poor body image? How do we overcome having poor body image? How does self esteem play into body image?
LEARNING GOALS …. I can name 3 things that influence body image. I can find patterns within media’s messages regarding beauty.
WHAT IS BODY IMAGE? How you think you look Personal image of your body
WHAT INFLUENCES BODY IMAGE? Media – tells you what you should look like Magazines TV/Movies Advertisements Celebrities http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUb5PZHcovA Peers – what others say Weight – society tells us to be skinny; one body type better than another
WHY IS BODY IMAGE IMPORTANT TO TEENAGERS? Relationships with peers Want to fit in Popularity Affects self esteem High body image = high self esteem
NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING POOR BODY IMAGE: Eating disorders Dieting Obesity Drug use Depression Low self esteem Suicide
BECOMING A MODEL …. The truth about what goes on before the world sees a picture. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2N7Qpo SdFcc
DID YOU KNOW … Our genes determine 70% of our body weight and shape. Some things are out of your control!! Pictures of models in magazines and advertisements are technically altered. What you see is not the truth!!
MEDIA’S INFLUENCES …. Do you know what you’re being exposed to???
SOCIETY TAKING ITS’ TOLL …. Why are people willing to risk their health to get the perfect body???
REFLECTION: Write a short reflection that addresses the following questions: Do you believe body image is an issue among teenagers? Why? In your opinion do most teens have a positive or negative body image? Why? If models and celebrities are “role models” what is this saying to teens – especially to females? What could we do as a society to help with the problem of poor body image? What can be done to promote positive body images?
COMPLIMENTS CARDS! 1. Write at least three compliment cards 2. Write one to your best friend or closest friend in class 3. Write one to an acquaintance or someone your getting to know in class 4. Write one to someone who could use a self esteem boost in class or someone you noticed is doing a great job that you don’t know.