Please answer the following 4 questions using the concepts from Chapter 10:
1) Write an informative summary of the material in one to two paragraphs.
2) Choose four of the concepts listed below to discuss what you feel are the important themes of
a. Define each concept;
b. Relate that concept to the film; and
c. Explain why you think this concept is important in the film.
3) Did the film increase your understanding of a particular issue? Did it change your perspective in
4) Evaluate the merit of the film: the importance of its points, its accuracy, completeness,
organization, and so on. Include a discussion of whether or not you would recommend the film
to others, and why.
Points of consideration in writing your reaction:
1) Proof read your paper for clarity, grammatical errors, and coherent, error-free sentences.
2) Throughout your paper, be sure to use direct quotations to illustrate important ideas.
3) Throughout your paper, be sure to cite the textbook. using page numbers.
4) Support any general points you make or attitudes you express with specific reasons and details.
Statements such as “I agree with many ideas in this film” or “I found the film very interesting”
are meaningless without specific evidence that shows why you feel as you do.
Concepts for The House We Live In: Race – The Power of an Illusion
• Ethnicity and Race (this is 1 concept)
• Stereotypes and Salience (this is 1
• Prejudice and Discrimination (this is 1
• Institutional Racism
• Theories of Racism
• Diverse Groups, Diverse Histories (this
is 1 concept)
• Attaining Racial and Ethnic Equality • White privilege
• Racial profiling