Thinking about the media and the "attractiveness messages" that people are bombarded with constantly. Students will find advertisements and then count "attractiveness messages" while learning why these techniques are being used.
Students take an Legal sized piece of paper and fold it so that two front flaps of equal size cover the middle of the sheet. They will be making 2 collages. The one on the two front flaps will represent what gender expectations they have experienced while the inside represents who they really are.