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109 resources with the concept violence

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Crime Watch

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars analyze the recent rise of homicides in some American cities, create and share posters, and write reflective essays in the form of letters to community leaders.
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Non-Violence Means "Doing Nothing"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students reflect on violence and non-violence.  In this World History lesson, students read an article by Gandhi then write an essay as to whether they agree or disagree with his thoughts.  Students then share all their ideas as a class.
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Misplaced Blame

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners, after researching a variety of resources, paraphrase examples of how it feels to be wrongly blamed or accused of an incident today, yesterday and in the future. They list the consequences of such actions. In addition, they...
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Do Something About School Violence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the problem of school violence at their school and across the country. As a class, they cut out basic shapes in which they brainstorm a scary situation that could happen at school. They discuss ways in which to make...
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Those Tear-Me-Apart, Put-Me-Back-Together, Never-Be-the-Same-Again Blues

For Teachers K - 6th
Students discuss what it might be like to be the new person in a group, choose the correct words for an apology, learn a vivid lesson about how unking words can hurt others, and write a paragraph to explain what they learned from the...
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Your Stance on France

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the growing unrest in France in November 2005. They read various editorial responses to the violence and brainstorm problems and solutions that might help the people of France move forward effectively.
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Life Rules for Nonviolence

For Teachers 10th
Scholars apply the basic ideas of Mohandis Gandhi and their application in global change. They generate original definitions of violence and nonviolence.  They then create their own set of basic rules that they can apply in real life. 
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Violent Video Games

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine violence in video games. In this American history instructional activity, students read an article on the link between video games and violence. High schoolers respond to discussion questions and debate the topic.
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Hockey and Violence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research various aspects of hockey violence. They check the Internet (with sites below and others) and see what has been done to prevent violence at the professional level and/or the amateur level.
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Another Look at School Safety

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research crime and violence in their district, including finding out what has been discussed about safety and addition of surveillance cameras.Students conduct interviews and explore the legal issues involved. After all...
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American Justice: Juvenile Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars watch a video that focuses on the alarming rise of violent crimes committed by juveniles. They see how the American justice system dealsl with these youthful offenders. They examine racial imbalance and color-blind justice.
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A New Generation of Fighters

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss the reasons why people are less likely to take a stand on issues today than they were in the past. In groups, they research the efforts of Kings, Parks and others to end discrimination and racism. They read excerpts of...
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Crunching the Numbers on Dating Violence

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students read about potential violent relationships and beliefs about dating.  In this relationship lesson students use graphs to examine data about healthy realtionshipsand draw conclusions on their results.
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Peaceful Poems

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders write about violent acts and how peaceful solutions and respect can help. They define "violence," list types of violent acts and prepositions, and write a poem about peaceful solutions using a preposition to begin each...
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The Inside Dope on Video Games

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the claim that video games that glorify violence and illegal activities also promote such activities in the real world. They choose sides and perform a mock trial on the issue.
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Violence: Fact Or Fiction

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine information and misinformation about violence. They define fact and fiction, complete a true or false worksheet, and discuss the results of the worksheet and how violence effects relationships.
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is Love Supposed To Hurt? Discussing Violence in Relationships And Ways To Stop It

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss violence and abuse in dating and family relationships, and how to recognize an abusive relationship, explore attitudes about healthy behavior in close relationships, and discuss ways to avoid and get out of unhealthy...
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Kaffir Boy

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore the concepts of intolerance and racism in the autobiography Kaffir Boy written by Mark Mathabane. The lesson reveals the story's depiction of the terrible toll of apartheid on the lives of individuals.
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Understanding Persuasive Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers give examples of how the media glamorize violence and desensitize viewers to the horrors of real acts of violence. They identify factors in addition to the media that contribute to the problem of violence in society.
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A Twisted Love Poem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read poem about dating violence, discuss meaning of the poem, and compose essay about their interpretation and reactions to it.
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Bullying Reality Quiz

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars take a quiz about school violence and create their own quiz on bullying.
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It's Just a Game?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars consider their attitudes toward concrete and abstract violence in the media before developing hypotheses that assess the effect of gender and age on people's attitudes toward such violence and designing a survey to test...
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Nightmare in Minnesota

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and discuss the article "10 Are Dead in Minnesota After Rampage at School." students explore their reactions to school violence and interventions to prevent its occurance.
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School Violence: Is It in Your Backyard?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students share, through discussion and writing, their feelings about violence in schools, as well as about ways in which such incidents and tragedies could be prevented.