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113 resources with the concept fairness

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Is That Fair: What is Fairness?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the meaning of fairness. In this character education activity, students create their own meanings of fairness and compare them to their classmates' definitions. The students discuss fairness in different situations.
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Fair Responses to Unfair Acts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars understand the sacrifices and problems in undoing an unfair situation. In this unfairness lesson, students discuss the reasons for the Montgomery Boycott and discuss worksheet and feelings about dealing with unfair...
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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 instructional activity, students experience what it feels like to be treated unequally. Students examine Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream of equality and his actions...
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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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Fairness

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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Ideas that Lead to Probability

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the concept of probability. In this probability lesson, students use random number generators to determine probabilities of events. Students discuss if certain probable events are fair. Students determine fair ways to...
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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 worksheet, 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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Fairness and Justice

For Students K - 5th
In this fairness and justice instructional activity, 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...
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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. For 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 lesson, 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. In 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
Middle schoolers discuss the concept of fairness. For 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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Study of Chance

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders determine the fairness of various games.  In this determining the fairness of various games lesson plan, 7th graders use spinners, dice, and rock,paper, scissors to play various chance games.  Students determine if each...
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Equality

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners examine equality. In this equality lesson, students experience unfairness and inequality through teacher showing favoritism in words and actions. Learners 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 lesson, students review equations for area and circumference of a circle and divide a pumpkin pie to practice the formulas. Students use the Pythagorean...
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The Big Book of Judgment

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

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars 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....
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Character Education: Fairness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss issues related to fairness and the music industry with a variety of partners. In this character education activity, students sit in a round formation and discuss five topics for one minute at a time before changing...
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Fairness Metaphor

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a metaphor. In this descriptive writing lesson, students define metaphor. Students come up with a creative metaphor to describe their feelings about fair practices related to music downloads.
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Fairness: Operation Cooperation

For Students 1st - 3rd
in this cooperation reflection activity, students respond to 4 fill in the blank and short answer questions regarding cooperating at school.