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Video Game Violence: Explore Possible Impacts

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Introduce middle schoolers to the issue of video game violence with a multifaceted approach. Learners complete a gaming survey, as well as read and discuss a news feature about violent video game sales and a handout on stimulus...
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What You Need to Know About Dating Violence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read and discuss an article from the National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center. In small they groups they read the article, discuss the resources available to them if they think they are in a violent relationship,...
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Violence and Video Games

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Widespread video gaming makes this content relevant and high interest. Developing youth awareness about the impact of violence in games is important to promote literacy, critical thinking, health, and consumer awareness. After reading...
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Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learn about film and TV ratings systems in Canada (includes a comparison to the MPAA system) and how they influence appropriate viewing for youths. A detailed commentary about the film Seven pointed at revealing flaws in ratings systems...
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is Love Supposed To Hurt? Discussing Violence in Relationships And Ways To Stop It

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss violence and abuse in dating and family relationships, and how to recognize an abusive relationship, explore attitudes about healthy behavior in close relationships, and discuss ways to avoid and get out of unhealthy...
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Violence Prevention

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Compare and contrast the ideologies of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle schoolers conduct research regarding civil rights and rhetorical strategies used in political speechs. They examine the strategies that both men employed...
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To Fight Or Not To Fight: a Debate About Violence Encourages Critical Thinking Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read article about student violence, discuss why it happens, and explore non-violent options.
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Building a Community of Trust

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Barrio de Paz is the story of Nelsa Libertad Curbelo, a nun, who works with the gang youth of Guayaquil, Ecuador. The 17-minute documentary focuses on her explanations for the rise of gangs and for how gang culture reflects societal values.
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American Justice: Juvenile Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars watch a video that focuses on the alarming rise of violent crimes committed by juveniles. They see how the American justice system dealsl with these youthful offenders. They examine racial imbalance and color-blind justice.
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Twisted Love: Dating Violence Exposed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students watch and discuss a video that addresses the topic of dating violence. They view the video, answer discussion questions, take a quiz that evaluates their dating violence I.Q., and identify early warning signs of relationship abuse.
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Nightmare in Minnesota

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and discuss the article "10 Are Dead in Minnesota After Rampage at School." students explore their reactions to school violence and interventions to prevent its occurance.
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Part Three: Rosa

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Scholars take in a new view of Rosa Parks with the story, Rosa by Nikki Giovanni. Following the reading, learners examine primary and secondary sources that detail the nonviolent protest known as the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
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Date Rape Drugs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the potential dangers of date rape drugs. They analyze the effects of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs on humans including: physiological effects and psychological effects. They identify strategies in order to...
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Music And Violence: What Message is Music Promoting To Our Youth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze several pieces of music and videos to examine how popular musicians and their music affect us as individuals and as a society. The perception of society's ideals, hypocrisy in government, and injustice are explored.
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Live By the Gun, Die By the Gun

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students view a PBS "In the Mix" video about handgun violence and gun safety laws. They participate in a discussion about the video, speculate about the causes of gun violence and its prevalence in the U.S. and identify current gun laws.
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Coping With Loss: Exploring Ways To Turn Grief Into Hope

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss how personal experiences of loss and grief can affect survivors, discuss various ways to cope with loss and grief, ways to help others cope with loss and grief, and specifically, with the aftermath of violence.
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Examine the Media

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a look at media though a critical lens. Class members cut out images of women from magazines and conduct a gallery walk, considering the portrayal of women and men in these images. They then read an article and discuss the content...
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Social Studies: Bullying Prevention Program

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners, after researching bullying, develop plans to help younger students combat it. They organize programs to present to learners in lower grades. Students create brochures about bullying to hand out during their presentations.
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Journalism: Bullying Research

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students, after conducting extensive research about bullying, assemble their information into written and visual presentations. They write articles, conduct surveys, and develop infographics and other visuals.
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass Theme of Exploration

For Students 6th - 10th
Guide your learners to develop themes in Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Here is a handy resource that poses abundant higher-level thinking questions on topics in the books from...
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Boston vs Bullies: Facilitator's Guide

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Score a big win for your school's environment with top-notch bullying prevention resources! The downloadable materials feature prominent sports figures from the Boston area talking about their experiences with bullying. Appropriate for...
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Part Four: Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
In the story, Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement by Doreen Rappaport, listeners become familiar with nonviolent protests of the Civil Rights Movement through music. Scholars then compose original...
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Youth Participation in Nonviolence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the use of nonviolent resistance. In this social justice activity, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. as well as the Apartheid Movement in South Africa.
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Young Blood

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students take a closer look at youth crime. In this current events lesson, students research the listed Web sites that include information about British teen violence and poverty statistics in the nation. Students then discuss how to...

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