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Fifth graders brainstorm what a relationship looks like in which both people respect each other. After completing a worksheet, they discuss the importance of respecting other beliefs. To end the lesson, they identify things they can do to respect others.
5th Language Arts 4 Views 19 Downloads
Diversity in a Classroom
Students 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.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 7 Views 31 Downloads
Respect for All Week
Young scholars discuss topics of prejudice and diversity. In this respect lesson, students share their likes and dislikes with one another and discuss them, as a class. Young scholars share examples from their lives of prejudice and unfair treatment of others.
K - 5th Language Arts 12 Views 114 Downloads
Respecting Nonreligious People
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.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 36 Downloads
Is There a Stone in My Soup?
Young scholars understand that people treat people differently sometimes because they are different.In this mutual respect and instructional activity, students discuss the need for positive change and how they can be a part of that. Young scholars survey others, find rules applying to the behaviors in question and plan an event to improve relationships.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 14 Views 67 Downloads
Differences Make Us Special
Learners explore the similarities and differences among their classmates. They are introduced to the Civil Rights Movement-that all people be treated equally and fairly. Students discuss the importance of appreciating individual differences.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
New Review All about Me!
Celebrate the uniqueness of your students with this character building lesson series. In order to learn about and appreciate diversity and individuality, children create All About Me books by cutting out and drawing pictures that represent their personal interests, family members, home environment, and local community before making a pledge to be respectful and responsible citizens.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 36 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Developing a Sense of Pride in Oneself and Respecting the Similarities and Differences of Others
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 plan.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 7 Views 26 Downloads
Different! Diverse! Dynamic! Lesson 2: Teaching Peace Through Literature And Song
Students investigate bullying and discrimination and draw pictures of a personal response to being bullied. They read Thank You, Mr. Falkner by Patricia Polacco, to determine the philosophic act that the main character performs. They sing and compose songs about theme lesson themes which they share with other school mates.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 11 Downloads
Culture and Environment: What's the Connection?
Seventh graders work in small groups and imagine they are on a field trip-and their plane crashes. No one is hurt, but students need to brainstorm resources they would need to survive. Each group develops a chart to record the differences between the groups.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
I Am Special and You Are Special Too #7
Students determine characteristics that make each of them special. For this personal characteristics lesson, students complete activities that help them determine that each person has special characteristics and that everyone experiences love.
K Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
LEAGUE: Learning to Give
Students explore the effects of human actions. In this respect and discrimination lesson plan, students read Thank You, Mr. Falker and identify the consequences of bullying and teasing. Students then relate personal experiences of hurt feelings and compliments to the story Leo, The Late Bloomer.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 6 Downloads
Getting to Know You
Seventh graders discuss term prejudice, reflect on personal prejudices, get better acquainted with their peers through show-and-tell in order to appreciate and show respect for diversity that exists within classroom and school, and identify strengths, talents, and qualities unique to each person by creating posters.
7th Health 3 Views 34 Downloads
Social Responsibility Need - Versus - Greed
Students look at situations where people's rights have been infringed. They stimulate thought and action regarding use of our resources and respecting diversity. They respect those who have different beliefs/customs and appreciate that others' religious convictions are often deeply felt.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Comparable Statistics from Countries of Various Continents
Seventh graders, while brainstorming, compare/contrast statistics about different countries concerning population growth and religion. They assess a variety of media to include in their statistics. In the end, their studies guide them to appreciate the contributions and respect diversity that all countries make to the world daily.
7th Social Studies & History 10 Views 24 Downloads