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At the end of the subsection (equivalent to one day’s lesson), and after each of the three recommended videos, there are a number of questions for discussion, suitable for both oral and written response.
- -Women and Themselves, including self-image, identity and stereotypes, “good girl” vs. “bad girl,” and the tension between love, career and maternal desires
- -Viewing and discussion of “Imitation of Life” (1959 version)
- -Women and Men, including issues of age, male domination, and the viewing and discussion of “Tootsie” (1982)
- -Black and White, including “whiteness” as protection, “blackness” as both sexuality and nurturing, the symbolism of the mulatto, concluding with a viewing and discussion of the PBS documentary “A Question of Color” (1992).
(Recommended for U.S. History grades 11-12; Social Development grades 9-12; Psychology and English, grade 12)