Unit Plan

Race: Teacher Guide: Race

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How has the concept of race changed over time? Explore the genetic, cultural, and social aspects of race through a series of impactful activities. Scholars discover how race is influenced by inherited traits, examine census records to compare racial concepts, and take part in a greeting simulation that illustrates cultural differences.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite the class to share stories about other cultures they've gotten to experience
  • Use some of the 5-10 minute lessons as fun class openers
Classroom Considerations
  • Students need prior knowledge of genetics terms
  • Some lessons are geared more toward high school-aged pupils
  • The resource is innovative in its whole-picture approach to teaching about different races, cultures, and ideologies
  • Helpful tips in each lesson make planning and preparing much easier
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