Respect for Differences Teacher Resources
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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 81 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 5 Views 20 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 38 Downloads
Is There a Stone in My Soup?
Students understand that people treat people differently sometimes because they are different.In 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.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 18 Views 69 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
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 11 Views 24 Downloads
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 instructional activity.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 7 Views 26 Downloads
First Person: Diversity in Video Gaming
High schoolers explore the relationship between video games and actual population. Example: A 2005 study showed Latino youth play at higher rates than other groups, but there are no Latino playable characters. They watch a brief video about race and popular game characters, read about stereotyping, and research demographics.
9th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 27 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 8 Views 31 Downloads
Stand Up. . . Be InCtrl!
What is the difference between a bystander and an upstander? A collaborative project created through digital media will help the class understand that they can participate in an online community respectfully and responsibly. They consider the impact of cyberbullying and how their language or actions can impact others.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 108 Views 90 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 7 Downloads
Looking at Prejudice from Differing Viewpoints
Bias and prejudice are everywhere in the world today. Help your students become critical readers, writers, and members of society with this lesson, which takes them through the different perspectives of prejudice and biased writing. Sources for the biased writing can be from the news, and students determine the writer's intent based on a few loaded terms.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 5 Downloads
Cotton Mills from Differing Perspectives: Critically Analyzing Primary Documents
The working conditions in the cotton mills at the turn of the 20th century are the focus of a series of activities that ask learners to examine primary source documents written from different perspectives. In the first activity, groups study a pamphlet published by the National Child Labor Committee.
9th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What Lies Beneath: A Strategy for Introducing Literary Symbolism
“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” You’re never too old for Dr. Seuss and using The Sneetches and The Lorax is a great way to introduce readers to allegories, parables, and literary symbolism. The lessons included in this richly detailed resource use such diverse tales as James Aggrey’s “The Parable of The Eagle,” James Thurber’s “The Moth and the Star,” and William Faulkner’s “The Bear” to model how to uncover the levels of meaning in symbolic stories.
9th - 12th Language Arts 61 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Absolutism: A Concept Formation Lesson
Rather than just memorizing and regurgitating a definition, your young historians will determine on their own what critical attributes the concept of absolutism entails! This excellent lesson plan involves analysis of a period portrait of King Louis XIV of France, and then group work to review, analyze, and classify several different examples of absolute monarchs.
9th - 12th Language Arts 102 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Respecting Cultural Differences
Students research symbols associated with cultural groups and create a visual presentation to explain the symbol to the class. In this cultural symbols lesson, students research actions and symbols that are important to various groups. Students create a poster, PowerPoint, or other visual presentation to explain their symbol, its historical background, and its importance to the class.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 42 Views 96 Downloads
Comparative Religion Investigation: What Happens When We Die?
Different cultures and religions explain death and the afterlife in different ways. Upper graders explore and research how the major religions explain death differently. They explore and discuss their own beliefs and how personal ideologies effect how a person behaves or interacts with their community.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 141 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Comparative Religion Investigation: What Happens When We Die?
How do different religions offer explanations for what happens when we die? Invite your learners to consider the variance and complexity of religious beliefs, and to research and compare/contrast the concept of death and afterlife according to five major world religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Hinduism.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
We Are All Special
Third graders study what makes each person special. They listen to an Aboriginal speaker share the Aboriginal culture and beliefs. They reflect on their faith and beliefs and how people should be treated. They discuss how to respect others and how they wish to be treated.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Quebec Act: Diverse Points of View
Eighth graders study the enactment of the Quebec Act of 1774. They review the events that occurred prior to the Quebec Act between the French, British and native relations. They create a chart to identify the conditions of the Proclamation Act, suggest alternative actions and speculate on the consequences of the Act.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads