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224 resources with the keyterm discrimination

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Qualifying to Vote Under Jim Crow

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Literacy tests, poll taxes, grandfather laws? Scholars study the systematic ways African-Americans were kept from voting even after it was made a law. They analyze a series of primary source documents, complete a worksheet, and engaged...
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What Are Your Thoughts?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The varying responses of the characters in Mildred Taylor's Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry to the discrimination they experience or perpetrate provides readers with an opportunity to not only examine the feelings of the characters but to...
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Stand Up

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To stand up can have many different meanings. Examine the different usages in English and relate one of these meanings to a short film about homophobic bullying. Class members view and discuss the film as well as a short reading passage...
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James Baldwin: The Fire Next Time

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
“The only thing white people have that black people need, or should want, is power—and no one holds power forever.” Powerful, poignant, pointed excerpts from The Fire Next Time are used to “incite debate and discussion” of James...
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The African American Experience in NC After Reconstruction

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Race relations in the early 20th century are the focus of a series of activities that asks high schoolers to examine excerpts from five primary source documents to evaluate arguments for and against African American progress....
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Using the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to Examine Issues of Discrimination

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider how discrimination hampers individual rights. In this diversity lesson, analyze the "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms." Students then explore provided case studies and use the charter to aid them in classroom...
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Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers K - 2nd
Primary learners will embrace diversity and celebrate multiculturalism through these engaging activities. Which include reading the story Martin Luther King and singing the song "A Man Named King." They will also explore the concept of...
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American Minority Groups

For Teachers 12th
Explore the contributions individuals have made in the lives of American minority groups. Twelfth graders write a five-page expository piece providing a social history, examples of discrimination, and patterns of assimilation for an...
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Teaching Peace through Literature and Song

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Negative effects of bullying come to light through listening to the book Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco. Class members identify philanthropic acts portrayed in the story and make illustrations to connect them to their own...
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"if I Had It My Way..."

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders choose favorite from ice cream flavors vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry, defend their choices by debating with students who chose other flavors, and discuss how this exercise can lead to discrimination or acceptance of...
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A Creative Plan for the book To Kill a Mockingbird

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Looking for project ideas to conclude a study of To Kill A Mockingbird? Check out this list of suggestions that range from creating maps of Maycomb County to collecting poems, songs, etc. that deal with prejudice.     
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Determining the Existence of Gender Bias in Daily Tasks

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Help your kids explore gender bias. Learners design and conduct a survey examining role responsibilities within families. They determine the percentage of responsibilities for males vs. females and graph the results. Then they analyze...
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Living News: Classroom Materials

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore controversial current events. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students research selected issues and examine the issues from different perspectives. Students script and record news stories that feature their findings.
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Journey to America

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders carefully analyze the artwork, Les Emigrants, and explore the reasons that people emigrated to the United States, and what life was like for new arrivals. They discuss what things immigrants were able to bring with them and...
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Intolerance in American History

For Students 8th - 12th
Examine the United States through the lens of intolerance using this 2-week unit plan, which includes details for 13 days of instruction. Scholars study examples of prejudiced behavior throughout history, discuss issues in groups,...
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A Bracero Remembers Working Near Chicago

For Students 8th - 12th
For this primary source analysis worksheet, students analyze an interview with a bracero who describes his memories of working near Chicago. Students respond to 3 short answer questions based on the interview.
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A Bracero Compares Expectations versus Reality of Life in the United States

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis instructional activity, students analyze an interview with a bracero who describes the expectations and realities of life in the United States. Students respond to 3 short answer questions based on the...
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A Bracero Protests Low Pay and Discrimination

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students analyze an interview with a bracero. Students respond to 3 short answer questions based on the interview.
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A Bracero Enters the United States

For Students 8th - 12th
For this primary source analysis worksheet, students analyze an interview with a bracero who entered the U.S. as an illegal worker and then became a bracero. Students respond to 3 short answer questions based on the interview.
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A Bracero Describes Work in New Mexico

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis instructional activity, learners analyze an interview with a bracero whose boss tried to take his money. Students respond to 3 short answer questions based on the interview.
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Traveling Southern Style

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students research the impact of the Jim Crow laws on safe travel for African-Americans. In this civil rights lesson, students explore the dangers posed upon African-American traveling in the south. Students discover the extent of...
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Racism: Law and Attitude

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine discrimination laws. In this racism instructional activity, students compare and contrast de facto and de jure discrimination. Students also explore the Bill of Rights and determine what makes some acts and speech illegal.
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Willie Rudd and Jim Crow

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners examine the experiences of Americans during the Jim Crow era, and listen to and discuss the book Dear Willie Rudd by Libba Moore Gray. They define discrimination and segregation, answer story comprehension questions, and write a...
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Lending Discrimination and the Community Reinvestment Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Write about economic and banking issues of concern to the public. Investigate lending discrimination and the impact of the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act. Use a guide to do research and write an essay.