We found 26 resources with the concept oppression
The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Oppressors or Great Leaders?Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile the ancient Egyptian pharaohs were tyrants by today's standards, they had reasons for how they used authority. Using primary sources, charts, readings and other forms of analysis, pupils examine why ancient Egypt used strong-arm...
An Introduction to Gayatri Spivak’s Can the Subaltern Speak?Lesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can you ever understand someone's experience without having lived it yourself? Gayatri Spivak's Can the Subaltern Speak? explores the dilemma of simplifying the experiences of those in oppressed or victimized situations by speaking for...
Museum of Tolerance: Teaching ToleranceLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do you teach classes to recognize and confront intolerance? To recognize their preconceptions and commit to change? The materials in this collection, prepared by the Museum of Tolerance, are designed to achieve these goals. Whether or not a visit to the Museum is in the works for your classes, they will benefit from the activities and exercises in this collection designed to promote tolerance and understanding.
Making Lemonade: Responding to Oppression in Empowering WaysLesson Planet
11th CCSS: Adaptable
An activity focused on tolerance encourages class members to consider how they might respond when they or someone else is the target of oppression and discrimination. After researching how some key figures responded to the anti-Semitism...
Is Everyone Protected by the Bill of Rights?Lesson Planet
10th - 12th
Who is protected by the Bill of Rights? Learners examine the Bill of Rights and conduct research regarding gay people in the military. They use their research findings to prepare for and participate in a debate regarding the military ban...
James McCune Smith: A Model of ResistanceLesson Planet
7th - 10th
Young scholars discuss examples of resistance. In this anti-slavery lesson, students analyze a portrait of James McCune Smith and listen to a lecture about his life and involvement in abolition. Young scholars analyze his actions and...
Religious Freedom and Persecution throughout the WorldLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students discuss the role of religion throughout the world. Using documents from the United Nations, they read through Article 18 and describe it in detail. In groups, they identify religions based on how much freedom or persecution is...
Who's Been Persecuted, and How Does it Feel?Lesson Planet
6th - 8th
Learners participate in a role-playing activity which depicts groups that have been persecuted. Using these perspectives, they discuss how it would make them feel and develop empathy for other groups. They write an essay about the...
Understanding Human Rights Through Music And PoetryLesson Planet
Tenth graders discuss human rights. They brainstorm and listen to and read examples of music and poetry that deal with human rights and oppression. They choose one poem or song to analyze, looking for theme, oppression, and historical...