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- Lynne S.
- Lilburn, GA
Respect for Differences Teacher Resources
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What is diversity? Is it ridiculed or celebrated? In this character education instructional activity, youngsters examine similarities and differences among individuals, design a pattern that represents their uniqueness, and share a personal experience that pertains to being respectful or disrespectful. Let's find a way to celebrate each other!
Students explore tolerance of diversity. In this character development and leadership lesson, students define the terms "respect," "tolerance," and "diversity." Students discuss ways to promote tolerance within a learning or working community. Students read and respond to challenging scenarios in which positive leadership skills are required.
Students gain awareness of Aboriginal people's history and culture. In this diversity lesson, students watch the film Rabbit-Proof Fence and compare and contrast the Aboriginal people's experiences with those of Native Americans. They work in cooperative groups to analyze the film and the experiences of the two groups of people.
Students understand that people treat people differently sometimes because they are different.For this mutual respect and lesson, students discuss the need for positive change and how they can be a part of that. Students survey others, find rules applying to the behaviors in question and plan an event to improve relationships.
Help students understand what an atheist is and why it is important or respect their beliefs. Using this non believers lesson, students will learn about people who hold different beliefs are discriminated against by others. They will participate in grade appropriate projects to build respect for individual opinions about religion and non- believers.
Students discuss topics of prejudice and diversity. In this respect activity, students share their likes and dislikes with one another and discuss them, as a class. Students share examples from their lives of prejudice and unfair treatment of others. Activities are provided for multiple age learners.
Learners interview fellow classmates and create a bar-graph illustrating the unique diversity within a classroom. In this diversity lesson, students will explore unique differences and how they make the world a more interesting place to live in. Each student will eventually pick one characteristic trait and present a bar graph on his/her findings.
Students discuss respect for the traditions of all Canadian families. They prepare presentations for the class based on the traditions of their family. Student displays may include bulletin boards, posters, or oral presentations. Student presentations are scored with the rubric attached to the lesson.