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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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Finding Our Families, Finding Ourselves

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Give scholars the opportunity to discover their past with a collection from the Museum of Tolerance that highlights the uniqueness of every family's story. Learners gain insight through interviews, family tress, heirlooms, and oral...
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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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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Social justice is the theme of a 12-lesson unit that uses photographs to focus students' attention on and expand their understanding of current social issues facing society. Class members learn how to closely examine an image, and to...
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From Child to Adult

For Teachers 8th
There's no question that the middle schoolers in your class are going through a myriad of transitions. Adolescence brings changes in self esteem, relationships, anatomy, and emotions. Additionally, they will face additional challenges...
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Teaching Tolerance: Beauty is Skin Deep

For Teachers 6th - 10th
If you are in need of a lesson on tolerance or the impact of media, this plan could be useful. The class begins with a brainstorming session in which they reflect on their own experiences with bias based on appearance. Next, they...
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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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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of tolerance. In this diversity activity, students discover what tolerance is and then research tolerance in historical perspectives. Students explore how to promote tolerance in the future.
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Use Literature to Teach Tolerance

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Students listen as teachers read a different book or a different passage that focuses on the theme of tolerance. Students then write a paragraph each day to tell how that day's book/passage taught them the importance of tolerance.
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How Tolerant Are Kids in Your School?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students graph results of a survey about attitudes and tolerance in their school. They discuss the social climate of their school. Students complete a questionnaire, and tabulate the raw data from their class. They create a bar graph...
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Teaching About Tolerance Through Music

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Explore the importance of tolerance with a music-themed lesson. Learners listen to the music of Peter, Paul, and Mary, and discern the underlying messages before discussing the painful effects of ridicule, disrespect, and bullying. 
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Natural Selection of Lactose Tolerance

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Different regions of the world have greatly varying rates of lactose tolerance. Learn why this mutation spreads in some populations and not others with an educational video. Viewers consider the relationship with natural selection in...
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School Lunches: Cultural Relevancy in the Cafeteria

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore ethnic diversity. In this tolerance instructional activity, students discuss the food choices in their school cafeteria and determine how the menu may limit choices for those of diverse ethnic backgrounds.
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Follow the Dream: Celebrating Diversity

For Teachers 5th - 9th
The teachings of tolerance and diversity are necessary and poignant at all times of the year and for every grade level. This lesson focuses on Dr. King's message and how it has impacted African/American culture. Students will complete a...
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Tolerance and Genocide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the causes of genocide. In this cultural diversity lesson, students discuss genocide incidents in Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. Students then write essays about what they would do if their cultural...
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Collective Poetry: Teaching Tolerance

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Help your class create collective poetry following a simple, engaging model from Teaching Tolerance ( Each young poet writes five things on an index card: sayings from others, favorite sound, favorite place, favorite...
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Explore Cultural Diversity Through Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Explore cultural diversity and build tolerance. Learners view art representing various cultures by Canadian painters. (Adapt with images or artists that reflect your demographics.) The class creates a collage or mural depicting cultural...
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The Rights of the Child

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students create a set of rights that promote safety and tolerance at the school site. For this Bill of Rights lesson, students read the U.N. Declaration on Rights of the Child. Student presenters lead a discussion of these rights and...
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Remember the Titans

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do your pupils mingle freely, or do they form their own tight-knit groups? Introduce them to the importance of understanding differences and tolerance with an anti-bullying lesson. A clip from Remember the Titans demonstrates the efforts...
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Negative Attitudes

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A study in the United Kingdom found that approximately 60 percent of workers had heard the term gay used as an insult in the professional workplace. Scholars consider discrimination, negative attitudes, tolerance, and stereotypes in the...
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Tolerance and the Holocaust

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders, in groups, study the Holocaust and explore tolerance.
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Cultural Spaces

For Teachers 7th - 12th
As a way to help your students understand tolerance, personal space, and cultural diversity, this lesson has them give up personal space for three minutes. There is no discussion prior to this activity and seemingly very little after....
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Speak Up at School

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
When someone says something offensive based on prejudice or a stereotype, it's often difficult to know how to react. A packet on tolerance and standing up for others guides teachers to both learn and instruct members of their class to...
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Using Picture Books to Celebrate Diversity

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Help young learners develop social awareness and tolerance by integrating these books into your lessons.

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