Free The Influence Of Celebrities On The Lives Of Teenagers Lesson Plan for 10th Grade Students

Topic: The influence of celebrities on the lives of teenagers

Objectives & Outcomes

  • Understand the influence of celebrities on the lives of teenagers
  • Analyze the ways in which celebrities impact the lives of teenagers
  • Identify strategies that parents and educators can use to mitigate the negative influence of celebrities on teenagers


  • Access to a computer with internet access
  • Handout with examples of celebrity behaviour that impacts the lives of teenagers


  • Ask students to share any experiences they have had with celebrities.
  • Write their responses on the board.
  • Use these examples to introduce the topic of the impact of celebrities on the lives of teenagers.

Direct Instruction

  • Ask students to brainstorm a list of celebrities they know.
  • Have them share their lists with a partner and compare them.
  • Discuss the types of celebrities that appear on the lists, and the reasons why they are considered celebrities (for example, because they are famous, they are admired, or they are controversial).
  • Explain that the influence of celebrities can be both positive and negative, and that teenagers are particularly susceptible to the influence of celebrities because they are still developing their sense of self and identity.

Guided Practice

  • Divide the class into small groups and give each group a copy of a celebrity biography.
  • Have them read the biography and discuss how it relates to the characteristics and traits discussed in the direct instruction portion of the lesson.
  • Bring the small groups back together and have them share what they learned from the biography.
  • Extend the discussion by asking: How do the characteristics exhibited by the celebrity affect his or her fans? How can teenagers apply the lessons from the biography to their own lives?

Independent Practice

  • Have students choose a celebrity that they are interested in and do research on that celebrity.
  • Have them create a project that demonstrates how the celebrity's characteristics and traits have influenced their lives.
  • This project could be in the form of a presentation, a written essay, or another format of the student's choice.


  • Have students share their projects with the class.
  • discuss the different ways that celebrities have influenced the lives of the students.
  • Review the objectives of the lesson and have students reflect on what they have learned.


  • Observe students during the independent practice and provide feedback on their completed projects.
  • Collect and review the presentation slides or videos for evidence of understanding of the concept of the lesson.

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