Susan Bordo

Curriculum Embedded Task
Inquiry By Design, Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Dennie Wolf
John McMillan
Average: 5 (3 votes)
English / Language Arts
High (9-12)

In this task, students will read, analyze, and write about a selection from Susan Bordo’s "Unbearable Weight" in which she makes the argument that texts teach us how to see and think about ourselves and others.

Students will analyze a popular text to explore the idea that texts shape our...