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Chapter Four Assignment

CHILDREN’S TELEVISION PROGRAMS AND GENDER STEREOTYPING

For this assignment you are to watch a children's television program (e.g., a cartoon, Sesame Street, Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood). If you don’t have access to television, you can locate many children’s television shows online. Answer the following questions.

Name of program:Team UmiZoomi

Day and time of program:Every weeknight at 7 and 7:30

Who was the primary audience for this show (girls or boys)? Show is geared toward girls and boys equally

Why would children like this show? It has singing, puzzles, patterns and counting. The team is always on a mission to help someone

List any incidences of gender stereotyping (aggressive men, beautiful but weak women, violence, men working and women staying home...

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