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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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Standing Up for Democracy

For Students 6th - 12th
The mission of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is to bring about “a more humane, just, and compassionate society rooted in democratic values.” These 16 lessons, built on a foundation of mutual respect, tolerance, and participation,...
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Mission to Mars

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Martians beware! Earthlings are on the way! A 13-resource collection prepares future astronauts for space travel by studying interesting facts about the Red Planet, the history of Martian exploration, and the development of robotics....
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In Sync Personal Development: Year 8

For Teachers 8th Standards
It’s not easy being a teen. The 10 resources in the In Sync Personal Development unit module help eighth-graders navigate the complex nature of teenage relationships, to help them make mature choices, manage peer pressure and other...
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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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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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Teaching 'The New Jim Crow'

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow is the anchor text in a 10-lesson unit that looks at some of the issues of race and justice in American society and how issues have changed over time. High schoolers look at the history of race and...
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Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
There are upstanders, bystanders, and whistle-blowers when it comes to dealing with dilemmas. The four lessons in this unit module ask young scholars to think about injustice and how to resolve difficult situations. Learners research...
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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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Teaching Tolerance: Beauty is Skin Deep

For Teachers 6th - 10th
If you are in need of a instructional activity 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....
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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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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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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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Respecting Diversity- The Road to Tolerance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use a graphic organizer to find similarities and differences in three religions. In this prejudice lesson, students understand the events leading up to the holocaust. Students understand that people who respected diversity...
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Why Does It Matter? Teaching Tolerance in an Unforgiving Society

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students listen to the song "Scarecrow" by Melissa Etheridge and draw what they think the song is about. They discover the song is about a man who was attacked. They again express their feelings about the song through drawing. Finally...
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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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Zero Tolerance and Toy Guns

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders write a short reaction to the "Zero Tolerance" policy in regards to students and play guns. They read several news articles about the problems associated with the zero tolerance and students with play guns. They write a...
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Promote Tolerance on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Delve into the history of Auschwitz to educate this generation about the Holocaust, genocide, and tolerance.
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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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Tolerance: Words that Hurt/Words that Heal

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students "role-play" the part of a person who says unkind things and are photographed while doing so. They then act out a story about making friends. They practice saying kind things and are photographed. Word bubbles are added...
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Gay, Lesbian Speakers: Teaching Tolerance To Intolerant

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research what has happened in other high schools with gay or lesbian speakers. They survey students about what they believe the issues are in school.Students present a proposal for a speaker on this topic to the appropriate...

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