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Museum of Tolerance: Teaching Tolerance

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How do you teach classes to recognize and confront intolerance? To recognize their preconceptions and commit to change? The materials in this collection, prepared by the Museum of Tolerance, are designed to achieve these goals. Whether...
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Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The reporting, both in professional news sources and on social media, of the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri provides 21st Century learners with an opportunity of consider how social media can...
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA: Module 3, Unit 1

For Teachers 10th Standards
Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks asks readers to consider whether the experiments on the author's mother's cells, without her consent, were worth the information gained about cancer, about gene mapping, and about...
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EngageNY Grade 11 ELA: Module 2, Unit 1

For Teachers 11th Standards
The texts in Module 2 in the ELA series explore the effects of prejudice and oppression. The 26 lessons in Unit 1 asks students to analyze W.E.B. Du Bois's "Of Our Spiritual Strivings" and Booker T. Washington's "Atlanta Compromise...
12 Items in Collection
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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
4 Items in Collection
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Emmett Till: A Series of Four Lessons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A four-lesson collection, designed to be used with the film, The Murder of Emmett Till, provides the historical context viewers need to understand the implications for the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and 70s as well as today's...
8 Items in Collection
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Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Used with the PBS film The Armenian Genocide (Two Cats Productions), the eight lessons in this collection teach high schoolers about the Armenian Genocide. Students use primary and secondary sources to research the history of the Ottoman...
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The "Science" of Racism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How can we keep racism out of our society? Analyze the factors that lead to racism today and research previous scientific findings that impacted social policy. Your high school high schoolers identify ways to prevent past mistakes from...
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Racism: Law and Attitude

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine discrimination laws. In this racism lesson, students compare and contrast de facto and de jure discrimination. Students also explore the Bill of Rights and determine what makes some acts and speech illegal.
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Hate, Anti‐Semitism, & Propaganda in the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
What is a hate symbol, and what role did racism and anti-Semitism play in the Holocaust? Your young historians will answer these questions through a series of engaging and interactive activities, as well as discover how Jews were...
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Racism in Russia

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners investigate the issue of racism and demonstrations in Russia. They define key vocabulary words, explore websites, complete worksheets, answer discussion questions, and write a report from the point of view of an eyewitness of...
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Farewell to Manzanar: Racism and Point of View

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students create a presentation on the computer of the reactions and memories of people who were around during the attacks at Pearl Harbor. In this Pearl Harbor lesson plan, students interview people who were there, discuss the racism,...
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Does Racism Affect How You Vote?

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What conditions support racism? What specific actions can we, as a society, take to encourage greater racial tolerance? Using polling data and sociological studies in his research, Nate Silver illustrates the effect racism can have in...
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Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson - A Journey Back to Separate but Equal Conditions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Baseball great Jackie Robinson fought for social justice. His efforts to push for equal access are detailed in an episode from from the Ken Burns: The Jackie Robinson Collection. After viewing the clip, class members engage in a series...
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Bullying Around Racism, Religion and Culture

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Racism, antisemitism, Islamophobia. How to counter prejudice-driven bullying in schools is the focus of a packet of materials that provides information and advice on how to respond to and prevent bullying, materials for in-service and...
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The Star Fisher

For Teachers 7th - 8th
What a terrific way to discuss racism in the 1920's. Learners read a story called The Star Fisher by Laurence Yep. It is about a Chinese American girl who experiences racism and prejudice after moving from Ohio to West Virginia. Learners...
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"Indian Camp": Empathy, Ethics, Ethnicity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members have an opportunity to develop empathy as they assume the identity of one of the characters in Ernest Hemingway's short story, "Indian Camp." They write about one event in the story from the point of view and in the voice...
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The Jacket: Journal Templates Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Explore this story involving prejudice and racism to enhance learners' comprehension skills. The story The Jacket by Andrew Clements involves an African American boy who is falsely accused of stealing someone's jacket. This teacher's...
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The Joy Luck Club: Characters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young readers delve into The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan with a discussion and writing activity about characterization. After reading the first four chapters of the book, they discuss the various obstacles that the characters face, such as...
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Understanding White Supremacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Study the controversial topic of organized systems of repression, such as white supremacists and the KKK. This lesson provides discussion questions, primary source documents, and definitions all aimed at building an understanding of...
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Media Awareness Network: Hate or Debate?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Discuss the difference between legitimate debate on a political issue and arguments that are based on hate through a science-fiction scenario that shows how a controversial issue can be discussed in both ways. Then learn how purveyors of...
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The History of Jim Crow: Legal Racism in America

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students study the history and culture of Jim Crow, as well as the scope of Jim Crow laws across the United States. They consider the concepts of terror and triumph with respect to the history of Jim Crow, the recognition of evidence of...
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"Black ans White": Nineteenth Century Racism

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars examine Thomas Nast's illustration, "Black and White," looking for examples of racism. Contemporary stereotypes utilized to demonstrate the attitudes of people in the North and South in the 1800's are explored.
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Lee Yick: Fighting Racism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the 14th Amendment, then review and analyze a Supreme Court brief. There was much racism exhibited toward the Chinese immigrants by the European Americans; this came in the form of institutional racism and mob violence....

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