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64 resources with the concept ethnicity

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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Social justice is the theme of a 12-lesson unit that uses photographs to focus students' attention on and expand their understanding of current social issues facing society. Class members learn how to closely examine an image, and to...
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Harmony Day Lessons

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Elementary school learners will love this exploration of diverse cultures and religious beliefs. There are thirteen lessons that will have kids create mosaics, analyze popular song lyrics, and learn the keys to a successful class...
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Diversity: Census Questions Over Time

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
New ReviewThe story of race in the United States continues to evolve, and the numbers show it. Using data from the last two census counts, learners consider recent demographic shifts. They then analyze the information to hypothesize: What could...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Legal Action: The Supreme Court

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewA social justice lesson focuses on the Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia which struck down laws that prohibited marriages between African Americans and white Americans. The lesson begins with class members examining a photograph of...
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Irish Immigration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While today, the Irish are considered white, this was not always so in the age of nativism and xenophobia. Using political cartoons and newspaper excerpts from the Gilded Age, budding historians discover how the concepts of race and...
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Stories from the Panama Canal

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The stories of the Silver People, the West Indies immigrants hired to work on the Panama Canal, come to life in a lesson about the building of the Panama Canal. Groups research why the canal was built, how it was build, the working...
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Ugly History: The 1937 Haitian Massacre

For Students 9th - 12th
What does parsley have to do with the 1937 Haitian Massacre? Introduce viewers to the tragic events surrounding Rafael Trujillo's ordered slaughter of Haitians living along the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The video...
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Racial Profiling

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Racial Profiling. Class members chart what they know and what they want to know about this hot-button topic. 
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Comparing Modern and Ancient Ideas of Ethnicity and Identity

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Explore ethnicity and identity with a research and writing assignment. Class members conduct online research, looking in particular at images and carefully noting down their sources on notecards. They read about identity and compose...
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Understanding Ethnic Labels and Puerto Rican Identity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students brainstorm a list of stereotypes associated with the Hispanic or Latin culture. In groups, they use the internet to research issues of importance to the Puerto Rican community. They focus on the cultures that speak Spanish and...
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How Often Do You Interact with People of Another Race or Ethnicity?

For Students 7th - 12th
Is interacting with people from different backgrounds part of a well-rounded education? A big question awaits young readers as they explore two New York Times articles that discuss modern-day segregation, population statistics, and...
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I am Canadian

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners explore the concept of ethnicity through a survey, duscussion and a self-examination of ethnicity and diversity and what it means to them.
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Exposing Racism

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewPhotographs capture a moment in time. And some of the best pictures demand that viewers not only ask questions about why the photo packs such an emotional wallop, but also about what happened before and after it was taken. A photograph...
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Gustavo Pérez Firmat

For Students 4th - 12th
A short video highlights the experiences of Cuban immigrants during the 1950s and 60s as many fled communist Cuba for Florida. It explains the plans of many to return once Castro was disposed and how immigrants had to integrate into...
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Rita Moreno and West Side Story

For Students 4th - 12th
West Side Story—a hit Broadway musical or a true-life tragedy about turf wars in New York City? The video shows young academics the gang wars and violence that led to the creation of the musical. It also describes how discrimination...
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Stereotypes vs. Statistics (Grades 9-12)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is a common stereotype people may think about you; is it true? Using a thought-provoking lesson, high schoolers analyze common stereotypes of the Latino-American population versus statistical data. Scholars review data and have the...
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Who Are Latinos?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
What does it mean to be Latino? With an eye-opening lesson plan, pupils discover what it means to be Latino in the United States. They participate in classroom discussions, use graphic organizers, and watch a short video to help them...
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Checking the Boxes

For Students 9th - 12th
Checking boxes on any admissions application is par for the corse. How much does race selections factor into admissions decisions? Kids read a New York Times article on the topic and then answer seven who, what, when, where, and why...
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Documents of Diversity

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the cultural diversity present within their own families. They also look at the cultural makeup of their own community. They look closely at the works of art of three Canadian artists - all of whom emigrated to...
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Push/Pull Factors and Welsh Emigration

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students view and discuss short sections of movies that relate to immigration. Working in groups, students create a map that shows directions of internal migration in their assigned geographical area. Students review ads/booklets created...
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Local Customs of Southeast Asian Countries

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars examine the cultural nuances of insular countries in southeast Asia. They perform skits demonstrating local customs of the countries examined, including greetings, visiting, business, drinking, and gift giving.
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Dealing With Diversity in Your Classroom

For Teachers Higher Ed
Student teachers learn to focus on the needs of their pupils based on their differing ethnicities and learning abilities.
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Ethnicity and Nationality

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils examine the psychological aspects of ethnicity and national identity. They read, discuss, and analyze two case studies, identify three factors that cause many national and ethnic conflicts, and write an essay.
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Ethnic Humor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define ethnicity and ethnic group in their own words. In groups, they view comic strips and identify how the strips relate to their family life. Individually, they write their own comic strip about their own ethnic group. To...