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165 resources with the keyterm prejudice

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A South African Storm

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read "A South African Storm" by Allison Howard and participate in a class discussion that examines Howard's letter for both content and writing form. They write a letter using some of the techniques they identified in Howard's.
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Loose Lips

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have your middle and high schoolers analyze instances of celebrities using racial slurs or making prejudiced comments in public. After reading an article, they consider the roots and effects of prejudice and bias. As a class, they...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: The Plot Unfolds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After identifying the most significant events in the To Kill A Mockingbird, readers create a plot map the reveals how Harper Lee orders events to create dramatic tension in her novel. To conclude the lesson, individuals either outline a...
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James Baldwin: The Fire Next Time

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
“The only thing white people have that black people need, or should want, is power—and no one holds power forever.” Powerful, poignant, pointed excerpts from The Fire Next Time are used to “incite debate and discussion” of James...
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American Minority Groups

For Teachers 12th
Explore the contributions individuals have made in the lives of American minority groups. Twelfth graders write a five-page expository piece providing a social history, examples of discrimination, and patterns of assimilation for an...
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Speak Write! Understanding the Hidden Meaning of Words

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
"Can the connotation of a word or phrase create bias or prejudice?" The activities in this SMART Board lesson are directed toward this question, which will be sure to incite lots of opinions and ideas. The SMART Board file guides them...
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Lessons from Auschwitz: The Power of Our Words

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Some words are best left unspoken.  Words matter, according to Benjamin Zander, conductor, teacher, and lecturer. To illustrate his point, Zander recounts a story told to him by a survivor of Auschwitz. As a result of her experience this...
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Living News: Classroom Materials

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore controversial current events. For this Bill of Rights lesson, students research selected issues and examine the issues from different perspectives. Students script and record news stories that feature their findings.
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Understanding the Aboriginal Experience

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars gain awareness of Aboriginal people's history and culture.  In this diversity lesson, students watch the film Rabbit-Proof Fence and compare and contrast the Aboriginal people's experiences with those of Native Americans. ...
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Lesson 3 Nature Stories-How the Natural World Came to Be

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students listen as the teacher lectures about myths that explain natural events that are common to all cultures. Students select one nature myth to research. They use the Internet to find and read the myth, and prepare a presentation for...
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Personal Decision-Making

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore decision-making models and processes and learn the skills for effective decision-making. Students apply these skills to their daily lives. Students develop attitudes of valuing a collaborative approach while...
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An Experiment in Unfair Treatment/Prejudice

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
A rigged spelling bee gives class members a chance to experience some of the feelings associated with unfair treatment. Team one is given easy words while team two is given difficult words. As teams realize the unfairness the instructor...
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Intolerance in American History

For Students 8th - 12th
Examine the United States through the lens of intolerance using this 2-week unit plan, which includes details for 13 days of instruction. Scholars study examples of prejudiced behavior throughout history, discuss issues in groups,...
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"Bursting" Stereotypes

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students comprehend the meaning of the word steretype, work in groups to come up with stereotype statements, discuss whether the statements are fair, and write what they learned from the activity. Balloons are used as a conduit in this...
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Journey to America

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders carefully analyze the artwork, Les Emigrants, and explore the reasons that people emigrated to the United States, and what life was like for new arrivals. They discuss what things immigrants were able to bring with them and...
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Opportunity and Danger

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze the immigrant experience. In this Chinese immigration activity, students research Internet and print sources regarding the topic. Students also watch videos regarding the topic and interview immigrants or children of...
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"I Have a Dream"

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners examine the role Martin Luther King Jr. played in America's history and what life was like in the 1960's. They watch and discuss an online video about the childhood of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the holiday enacted in his...
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Justice for All? To Kill a Mockingbird and A Time to Kill

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners study the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, view courtroom scenes in To Kill a Mockingbird and A Time to Kill, and determine factors which influenced the verdicts in each trial, in a writing assignment.
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To Kill a Mockingbird - Introductory Role Play and Historical Background

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers participate in role-play activities to explain that emotional and social effects of prejudice discussed in the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.
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The Cold Within

For Teachers 6th - 12th
“. . . one of the great challenges to humanity is acknowledging and overcoming a natural tendency to think less of and discriminate against people who are different from us . . .” Launch an examination of competition and cooperation, of...
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Bias in News Sources

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As young consumers of media, it is important for high schoolers to explore concepts of bias and prejudice, and how they may be present in media. After discussing ideological messages that media can contain, individuals complete a warm-up...
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The Exploration of the Writer, His Louisiana History And the Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman By Ernest J. Faines

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students identify the significance of the author's experiences on his written work; describe the hardships faced by slaves and plantation owners once the caves were set free; explain the role of the Seceses and why they were a threat to...
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Bring Down the Barriers: Lesson 9 Is Number 9 Of 15 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the issues of prejudice and hatred. In this poetry lesson, students analyze how Rosa Parks addressed an issue of social injustice. Students go on to conduct research on Rosa Parks and compose an acrostic poem about her.
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Bring Down the Barriers: Lesson 7 Is Number 7 Of 15 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars examine the issues of hatred and prejudice through reading The Devil's Arithmetic. In this langauge arts instructional activity, students complete paired readings, anser comprehension questions and take a vocabulary quiz...