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105 resources with the concept fairness

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Upon the Clouds of Equality: King Day

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students learn about equality, justice and fairness. In this equality lesson, students experience what it feels like to be treated unequally. Students examine Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream of equality and his actions to make this...
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The Reader's Recourse

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discover the recourse newspapers face for reporting wrong information. After reading an article, they examine the dispute between a pharmaceutical company and the New York Times. They evaluate the roles of the editor and the...
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For Teachers 2nd
Second graders define "fairness." They discuss importance of treating all people with fairness, verbally list way they can be fair to others, and keep track of fairness they see in the classroom by recording incidents on a "Fairness and...
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The Fair Factor

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students participate in playing many games to determine if they are fair or not. They create their own game that is fair to play with their classmates.
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Fair is Fair

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students participate in two unfair activities to explain the concept of fairness. Then they role-play different scenarios demonstrating the idea of fairness. They discuss reasons to make rules and complete a web chart on fairness.
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Learning the Value of Rules - A Paper Clip Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using a game, learners discuss laws and fairness in society. In order to play the game, they line up in rows in the classroom. The teacher gives them paper clips based on their sex or other criteria. They can begin to discuss issues of...
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Fairness and Justice

For Students 4th - 8th
In this fairness and justice learning exercise, students complete a true/false checklist about being fair and complete discussion questions after viewing a referenced video. Suggestions for writing and students activities are also given.
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The Little Red Hen

For Teachers K
Students listen to the story The Little Red Hen and identify and discuss important story elements. They then create an art project using the story as its theme and participate in a cooking project that goes with the story as well.
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Fairness and Justice

For Students K - 5th
For this fairness and justice worksheet, students read a list of steps about how to be a fair person and complete a set of discussion questions based on a referenced video program. Suggestions for related activities and writing are also...
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Who are My Sisters and My Brothers?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders engage in a game that enlists several different emotions. In this friend lesson, 4th graders play a game in which students are given a random number of cookies, some as many as 3 or as little as none. Students discuss...
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Investigation - What's Fair?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders will explore psychology by reading a story about sharing. In this philanthropy activity, 2nd graders read the story The Doorbell Rang and discuss the importance of being kind and sharing with your neighbors. Students...
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Music and Fairness in a Round

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss fairness. For this fairness lesson, 8th graders meet together to talk about how downloading free music affects the common good. They talk about their own feelings of whether it is fair or not. 
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Was That Fair?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils discuss the concept of fairness. In this fairness lesson, students look at different scenarios and see if the behavior seems fair. They talk about their answers with their classmates.
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For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students examine equality. In this equality lesson, students experience unfairness and inequality through teacher showing favoritism in words and actions. Students read Martin's Big Words and discuss fairness and equality.
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F is for Fair!

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine their human right to education.  For this American Government lesson, 9th graders evaluate how well the world is doing when it comes to providing a free, equal, quality education to our youth. 
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Putting the 'pi' in Pumpkin Pie

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students use geometric formulas to divide a pumpkin pie. In this geometric formulas instructional activity, students review equations for area and circumference of a circle and divide a pumpkin pie to practice the formulas. Students use...
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The Big Book of Judgment

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students make a book to learn about judging fairly and practicing fairness. In this judgment lesson, students discuss judgment and fairness by defining the words. Students assemble a book for the terms.
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Pumpkin Fallacies

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students complete circumference activities using a pumpkin and explore treating people fairly in regards to their physical characteristics. In this math and character lesson, students view images of pumpkins and describe them. Students...
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Character Education: Fairness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils discuss issues related to fairness and the music industry with a variety of partners. For this character education lesson, students sit in a round formation and discuss five topics for one minute at a time before changing...
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Being Fair At School

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this being fair at school poster worksheet, student read about the meaning of being fair by treating people equally and following the rules. They write down examples of how to be fair and value diversity in people. They think of times...
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Being Fair At School - Secondary

For Students 8th - 10th
In this fairness poster worksheet, secondary students read about the meaning and responsibility of being fair to others. They write examples of when they were fair to others, and how they value unique and individual qualities in others.
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For Teachers K - 6th
Students explore empathy and fairness. They examine the importance of being able to empathize with people who are different from themselves. Students explore ways of resolving conflict and they recognize the concerns of others.
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Who Was Dr. Martin Luther King?

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They discuss the importance of his work and the importance of freedom and fairness regardless of race, color, religious belief and ability.
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Katie's Trunk

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read the story of "Katie's Trunk. They identify the traits of integrity and fairness in the characters John Warren and Katie. Students explore how people can experience the same event but interpret it differently. They...