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161 resources with the keyterm prejudice

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We All Have a Race: Addressing Race and Racism

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine and define race and racism and discuss examples of racism in contemporary society. They complete a "What Race Are You? Addressing the Myths of Race" worksheet, participate in class discussions, and complete a "Racism...
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"I Have a Dream"

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students 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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To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed...
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Affects of Prejudicial Attitudes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the concept of cultural assimilation. They study the affects of prejudice on the authors of Curious George (Margret & H. A. Rey). They communicate ideas and opinions of the rights and responsibilities of...
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Playing the Game

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students view a video "Playing the Game" which depicts racial conflict, including name-calling, taking place during a basketball game at a high school. They discuss and role play situations suggested by the video. Students complete...
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Discrimination

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine concept of discrimination and explore difference between appropriate and harmful discrimination. Students discuss relevant Australian legislation and International Law, choose example of discrimination, and write...
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Prejudice

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students read story, Nipper, and explore and demonstrate understanding of concept of prejudice. Students create definition of prejudice, and describe negative experiences they may have had with people who are different from themselves,...
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Stereotypes and Cross-Cultural Understanding

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students view headshots of people representing different ethnic groups, draw and color bodies and clothing they feel best represents each headshot, and observe drawings made by classmates. Students then identify and discuss stereotypes,...
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Action Men And Barbie Dolls

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students read and discuss an article about gender sterotyping and adult attitudes about "boy" and "girl" toys. Then they create a unisex toy box for a family friend who is expecting a baby. They give one toy for each of the first 10...
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Those Tear-Me-Apart, Put-Me-Back-Together, Never-Be-the-Same-Again Blues

For Teachers K - 6th
Students discuss what it might be like to be the new person in a group, choose the correct words for an apology, learn a vivid lesson about how unking words can hurt others, and write a paragraph to explain what they learned from the...
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More Than Words: Racism, Identity And the Power of Words

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore how words can be powerful instruments of racism, and discuss ways to combat racism, prejudice and discrimination in their own lives.
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Maniac Magee

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the theme of racial prejudice while reading Maniac Magee. They discuss assumptions and their effects. They retell the story through skits or other methods. They stage a talk show and act as characters from the novel.
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The Glory Field

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners examine the power of inner strength and fimily ties as they read through Walter Dean Myers' story, "The Glory Field." Milestones in African-American history become the focus of this lesson.
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To Kill a Mockingbird

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore the components of racismas they read through Horton Foote's, "To Kill a Mockingbird." The trial of the main character reveals instances of justice in the face of prejudice and forms the focus of the lesson.
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The Problem with Prejudice

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read and discuss "The Hangman" by Maurice Ogden and answer questions about the poem. They list things they can do to combat prejudice using each of the letters in the word and create a small poster with a slogan against...
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Thematic Unit: Beginning Holocaust Studies

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss concepts of diversity, culture, and prejudice, gain understanding of harm caused by prejudice, and demonstrate ability to think critically and a desire to act morally.
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Sharing Stories: Prejudice Activity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore how they first became conscious of prejudice and discrimination and the feelings associated with it.
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On the Air

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the issue of race in television since the 1950's, focusing specifically on African-American entertainers. After researching important issues, events, and television personalities of specific decades, students create TV...
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Respect, Prejudice, and Race

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers' examine their opinions about respect, race, and stereotypes and their beliefs as a group. They complete a short questionnaire and then write an essay on reducing prejudice and discrimination.
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To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students describe setting and characters of the story. They describe prejudice. They participate in group discussion.
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What is Prejudice?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars tell who Rosa Parks was and what she did to become famous and what state she did it in, and who Martin Luther King Jr. was, why he was important in history, and how we was connected with Rosa Parks.
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Folklore in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define folklore, folk groups, tradition, and oral narrative. They identify traditional elements in Their Eyes Were Watching God Analyze and understand the role of traditional folkways and folk speech in the overall literary...
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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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Bring Down the Barriers: Lesson 15 Is Number 15 Of 15 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners examine issues of prejudice and discrimination. In this social behavior lesson, student examine what they've learned over the previous 14 lessons as it relates to social injustice, prejudice and hatred. They complete journal...