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480 resources with the concept racism

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Racism and the Box

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine racism and how it relates to self-deception. They identify the effect of racism on society. They reflect on the lesson by writing a paragraph about discrimination and racism.
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Opening Eyes, Changing Minds. Talking About Personal Transformation And the Development of World Views

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read one teen's story of personal growth through learning about racism and the criminal justice system to explore how individuals' world views are shaped and changed through experiences and education.
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A Raisin in the Sun

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students create a graphic organizer that explores dreams, materialism, family or self-esteem. They role-play a teacher selected situation relating to the play.
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Mr. Lincoln's Way

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars read the book, Mr. Lincoln's Way by Patricia Polacco, They discuss racism and discrimination. They draw a bird and write a paragraph discussing what makes their bird special and unique.
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What Was Apartheid?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research and discuss the former system of Apartheid in South Africa and focus on worldwide anti-Apartheid movements. They identify anti-Apartheid songs and present the lyrics to the class.
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A Case Study of Racial Prejudice and Discrimination

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a simulated form of discrimination as they divide into groups of blue-eyed and non-blue-eyed students. They reflect on their experiences during the role-play and compare their observations to the former system of...
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A Class Divided

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students view a documentary about racism and discrimination against people of color. They discuss the film, identify ways in which they can combat racism, complete worksheets and consider how racial tensions are reflected in society.
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Investigating Othello: Peeling Away Layers of Meaning

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students analyze piece of literature by looking at it from one perspective and then by re-evaluating what they have discovered when other layers of meaning are added.
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A Divided Community

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work in teams to research the history of African migration and immigration in the U.S. They present their research in a town hall discussion format and then write a paragraph about their experiences.
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American Colonization Society

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars read and discuss a narrative on why African Americans supported emigration to the United States. In groups, they research the motivations of the ACS and hold a debate on whether the ACS promoted segregation or if they...
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Changing Attitudes in America

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Pupils discuss strategies for confronting destructive stereotypes and mythologies, as well as promoting racial understanding in Students.
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Jackie Robinson Taught Us More Than Baseball

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars listen to a read aloud of Peter Golenbock's Teammates, and answer questions posed by a teacher or guidance counselor.
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Is Racism Dead?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate events surrounding the integration of Little Rock (Arkansas) Central High School and explore racial harmony in their own school. Included: A survey to determine whether racism is dead at your school.
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The Segregated Pencil Sharpeners

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore racism through pencil sharpeners.  For this civil rights lesson, students utilize a pencil sharpener with one of two colored pencils and explain how some people were not allowed to use certain items because of the color...
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Refugees' Experiences in Countries of Asylum: "What's in a name"?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the term stereotype.  In this Current Events lesson, 9th graders analyze posters on racism.  Students watch news reports on racism and stereotyping. 
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Connecting the Dots: Racism, Activism, & Creating a Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers listen to excerpts from a narrative from Michael McCarty. In this civil rights movement lesson, students read the autobiography selections and discuss the effects of racism in society, and personal character skills, like...
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We all have a Race: Addressing Race and Racism

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine race and racism in the lives of students today.  In this current events lesson, 9th graders develop a definition of race and racism.  Students explore various techniques to be anti-racist.
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Dr. Martin Luther King

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this mathematics worksheet, students identify and define various vocabulary terms related to Dr. Martin Luther King by solving addition problems. There are nine problems to solve on the sheet.
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Educational Racism and De-culturalization: History and Present Day Application

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students participate in a simulation in which they examine the concept of de-culturalization. Using primary sources, they work together in small groups to discuss them and compare them with the simulation. They identify past and current...
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Sectarianism racism

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students investigate the concept of sectarianism and racism within the context of becoming a citizen. They develop the understanding that this is not acceptable social behavior through classroom discussion that involves many examples to...
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The African-American Struggle for Equality in the World War II Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners respect and appreciate the challenges people faced during World War II. They develop the different perspectives on race during WWII. Students develop that the nation's actions may not exemplify a nation's stated ideals. Learners...
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Social Studies: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his impact on racial equality. In addition to lectures and discussion, students also submit two written assignments exploring how struggle builds character and the sacrifices and...
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Tell About the South II: Poets and Prophets: Lillian Smith

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students watch Tell About the South II: Poets and Prophets video, discuss Lillian Smith's work and her triple focus of race, class and gender, and create persuasive essays that argue whether racism, classism, or sexism is strongest...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Who Is He?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students describe MLk's leadership of the desegregation movement. Students discuss the meaning of non-violent revolution. Students identify the difference between their lives and those ofcitizens in 1963. Students write a short essay...