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Students examine concept of discrimination and explore difference between appropriate and harmful discrimination. Students discuss relevant Australian legislation and International Law, choose example of discrimination, and write exposition suggesting affirmative action.
Seventh graders examine the various racism and discrimination faced by various ethnic groups in the United States. In groups, they research the legal system and describe the purpose of the United States Constitution. They review cases brought before the Supreme Court and share their effectiveness to change society. To end the lesson, they discuss what the founding fathers meant by racial superiority.
Students explore the concept of discrimination as it pertains to the workplace, educational institutions, and public spaces. In this addressing discrimination lesson, students brainstorm examples of discrimination, reflect upon a time when they or a friend were treated unfairly and share their experience.
Students investigate what discrimination is and study Article 2 from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They participate in a role play activity involving majority and minority groups for which a letter was sent home to parents. They complete a journal entry describing their feeling during the role play activity.
Students study ethnic discrimination. In this discrimination lesson, students define ethnicity and ethnic discrimination in the global community as well as steps against it. Students examine their own ethnic backgrounds and examine the causes and impacts of ethnic conflict. Students are assessed with a journal activity, a poetry activity, a case study concept map, and an exhibit or portfolio.
Young scholars identify discriminating questions in employment interviews. In this diversity lesson, students discuss legal and illegal job interview questions and then role play situations which require them to answer or avert the interview questions. Student also talk about discrimination in the workplace. Several handouts are included.