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Promoting Disability Awareness and Acceptance in Childhood

For Teachers K - 12th
Create a safe and respectful school environment with the help of this special education teaching guide. Offering dozens of instructional ideas and activities for raising awareness and acceptance of children with disabilities, this is a...
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Elie Wiesel's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Elie Wiesel's 1986 Novel Peace Prize acceptance speech is the focus of a lesson that asks class members to read and annotate the speech, discuss the main ideas, and to determine what they believe is Wiesel's main purpose.
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Primary Source Worksheet: General Washington, Letter Declaring Acceptance of the Command of the Armies of the United States

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Discover what influenced president George Washington's decision in his early career to command the United States army by analyzing his formal acceptance with this primary source analysis worksheet.
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Teaching Tolerance: Accepting and Embracing Differences

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Since the attacks on September 11th, people have become less accepting of others that are different. By reading picture books that focus on teaching tolerance, learners learn how to accept and respect people's differences. 
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Animal Friends: Feelings Toward Others

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore and examine personal beliefs and feelings toward others. They assess stereotypes and how they influence interactions and emphasizes peer relationships, awareness of feelings and accepting others for who they are.
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Elie Wiesel's Acceptance Speech Analysis

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Elie Wiesel's Nobel Prize Acceptance speech provides young historians with an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to use evidence from the speech. They work together to analyze how Wiesel uses rhetorical devices and syntax to...
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Crossing the Finish Line: Writing a Job Acceptance Letter

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Each paragraph of your job acceptance letter is described for you here. Find out why to write one, how to write one, and what you need to included. Example of tone, purpose, and structure are included alongside the provided information.
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Don't Laugh at Me

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
You can prevent bullying in your classroom by addressing kindness, empathy, and acceptance with your littlest learners early on. After reading Don't Laugh at Me by Steve Seskin and Allen Shamblin, kids discuss the ways that words can...
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Don't Call Me Special

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Introduce young learners to the idea of disabilities and making friends with children who are different than they are. Using Don't Call Me Special - A First Look at Disability by Pat Thomas, learners are guided through the new vocabulary...
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Random Acts of Kindness: Understanding Others

For Teachers 7th Standards
The beginning of a more tolerant world begins with the younger generation. Seventh graders work on empathy, listening skills, and demonstrating respect with a short series of lessons about understanding their peers and others in their...
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Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Help to create the next generation of friends with a lesson about accepting people who are different. As kids read Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon, they answer a series of discussion questions and activities about making friends with others.
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Taking Down Syndrome to School

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about the ways they can befriend and understand people who are different from them with a reading comprehension lesson. As youngsters read Taking Down Syndrome to School by Jenna Glatzer, they answer a series of...
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Acceptance of Genetically Modified Organisms in the European Union

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students work in small groups to research viewpoint of assigned country in European Union on acceptance of genetically modified organisms. Students then create presentation including country's specific stance on and list of imported...
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Acceptance Speech

For Students 3rd - 5th
"I'd like to thank the members of the academy . . ." Kids craft an acceptance speech in which they identify what the award is for, their qualifications, and how they feel about being the recipient.
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Importance of Friendship- Accepting Differences

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders learn about friendship. In this acceptance lesson, 2nd graders read the book My Friend Isabelle and discuss it. Students use information from the book to make graphs. Students read Family of Friends and make a friendship...
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Arthur's Nose

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students read a story and complete a story map.  In this diversity and acceptance lesson, students read Arthur's Nose, make a story map, research Aardvarks, complete a Venn Diagram comparing Arthur's nose to other animals in the story...
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Yoko Acceptance

For Teachers 1st
First graders use the events in the story Yoko by Rosemary Wells to define acceptance and respect. In acceptance and respect lessons, 1st graders respond to literature, participate in a peanut butter and jelly sushi cooking lesson and...
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Race, Religion, and Culture

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Accepting others as individuals regardless of differences in appearances, languages, and interests is an important life skill for youngsters to acquire. The activities provided in this resource will support learners as they explore the...
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Brief Encounters

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How are Pandyas different than Chispas? Explore cultural norms and societal behaviors with an engaging role-play activity. Split into groups of two hypothetical cultural groups, the formal Pandyas and the sociable Chispas, and another...
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Have Minorities Gained Acceptance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students cite evidence gathered from magazines about how much Blacks are accepted into the mainstream of American life. They support their conclusions by writing an answer to an essay question.
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Teaching Tolerance and Acceptance

For Teachers 1st - 6th
If you teach students about tolerance and acceptance at the beginning of the year, you can create a positive classroom environment.
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Rolling Along

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Kindness and empathy can be as important as reading comprehension skills, especially for younger learners. Reinforce both with a lesson based on Rolling Along: The Story of Taylor and His Wheelchair by Jamee Riggio Heelan. As...
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Can You Hear a Rainbow?

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about compassion and empathy with Jamee Riggio Heelan's Can You Hear a Rainbow? As kids read about Chris, a boy who is deaf, they discuss the things he likes to do, as well as the ways he communicates with the world.
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The Crayon Box that Talked: Welcoming Indviduality

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Just like a box of crayons, every child has a special way of contributing to the greater picture.

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