Changing Demographics: What Can We Do to Promote Respect?

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America has always been seen as a melting pot to the world. Scholars research the concept of blending cultures in the United States and how it is changing over time. The final lesson plan of a four-part series analyzes the changing demographics of the nation. Open discussion creates opportunities to speak about race, culture, and equality in America's changing society. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Introduce the lesson with a graphic on the current demographic breakdown in America as of 2018
  • Have groups research the demographics of their community compare these figures to other areas of the country
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires online access to complete a blog assignment
Pros

  • Incorporates detailed guided questioning to use when reading the article 
  • Resource includes additional readings for lesson extension 
Cons

  • None