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10 reviewed resources for handicapped perspective

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Cultural Notes: A Look at Deaf Culture

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How do people become deaf? Can deaf people do the same things as those who aren't deaf? There are a lot of questions that surround us when we are unfamiliar with something. Help your class be more culturally sensitive with this...
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Piercing the World of Silence

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students explore the sign language alphabet. They examine the difficulties faced by handicapped persons, and are introduced to Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan and The Miracle Worker.
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Understanding and Supporting Our Peers with Cognitive Challenges

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore different federal laws promoting the education for the handicapped. In this literacy lesson, students brainstorm how they can help individual with Down syndrome. They read a fiction book related to the topic and discuss...
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Philanthropy in Literature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read and evaluate novels for their philanthropic value. They choose from a list of books including Tuesdays with Morrie and The Homecoming. They write essays about the philanthropic theme and how it could be incorporated into...
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Ages in Stages: An Exploration of the Life Cycle based on Erik Erikson's Eight Stages of Human Development

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Examine Erikson's chart on the various stages one goes through growing up. Individually, they write a paper on whether or not they fit into those categories and how they are different today. In groups, for each stage they role play the...
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Diversity

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students access prior knowledge of the five senses and relate to students with disabilities. In this people with disabilities lesson plan, students research and use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast famous people and their...
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Children's Literature Meets Learning Theories

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine learning theories and principles through children's literature. In groups, they select theories and create multimedia presentations exemplifying them. Students discuss the various themes related to human growth,...
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The Walker Social Skills Curriculum

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Young scholars, who are considered delinquent, prepare for the behavioral demands and expectations in society. They develop skills needed for social support networks, friendships and adjusting to social situations.
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Facts About the World

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders complete an online treasure hunt to answer questions about geographic locations and concepts. They determine how to navigate from one website to another in order to find the answers.