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29 resources with the keyterm ethnicity

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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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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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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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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...
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The Other Americans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the concept of culture and identify the components of a culture. They describe the characteristics of selected immigrant groups and the conditions they faced upon arrival in the United States. Students analyze the...
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By Any Other Name

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the differences between the definitions of race and ethnicity defined by the United States government. After reading an article, they discuss the possiblity of the elimination of some races from the 2010 census. They...
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Finding Our Way Home: Immigration to the United States, 1815-1860

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students break into families of 4 members. They brainstorm issues that they would encounter as an immigrant family by creating a web. Students are given roles to research focusing on that perspective: father, mother, grandparent, and child.
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History/Mystery: Regionalism and Ethnicity in the American Detective Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use mystery novels to focus on the history and ethnicity of different regions of the United States. As a class, they are introduced to the elements of a mystery and compare them to the other types of novels they have...
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They Were All Stars: An Introduction to Leagues Baseball

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the basic knowledge of Negro Leagues baseball. Students identify and analyze the important individuals and events associated with Negro Leagues baseball history. Students identify key vocabulary related to this period...
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History: Burial Ground Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a cemetery scavenger hunt and determine the average life span during a specific time period. The information for the project relates to the specific historic time period they are investigating.
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Stirring the Melting Pot

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider the interrelationships among race, ethnicity and culture. After reading the article, Young Japanese-Americans Honor Ethnic Roots, they examine ways in which they identify with and celebrate their own ethnicities.
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Cultures in the Community

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore cultures within their community.  In this community social studies lesson, students view photographs of shops, homes, and landmarks in their local community and identify cultural settlements.  Students discuss reasons...
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Cultural Recipe Book

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders design a cultural recipe book that promotes cultural development and an appreciation of the students' ethnic backgrounds. They research on the Internet, the historic perspective of specific cultures. The project concludes...
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An Introduction to Cultural Diversity, Identity, and Discrimination

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students.attend various stations, study culture, diversity, identity, ethnicity, and discrimination and explore how these concepts affect people's lives.
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Molly's Pilgrim

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders recognize and discuss multi-ethnic nature of America's citizens through a variety of activities.
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Rusyns Survive Time in Central & Eastern Europe

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders study the different ethnicities in Europe. In this Eastern Europe ESL lesson, 10th graders read an article and complete guided questions. Students participate in a debate.
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Gentrification

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders compare and contrast free markets, command economies, and mixed economies as demonstrated by making a summary of each. They develop solutions or alternatives to gentrification as demonstrated by producing a law proposal....
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Looking Through Lenses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the various societal and cultural "lenses" which color their perspectives and life experiences by reading the short story "What Means Switch" by Gish Jen. They discuss how the cultural ideas and beliefs affect the...
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Exploring Racial and Ethnic Diversity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore and examine racial and ethinic diversity in the metropolitan areas of the United States. They examine data from the US Census Description of Race and Ethnic Categories. Students explore the population by race and...
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Population Diversity in Southeast Asia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore diversity in ethnic, lingual, religious, and political systems of the people of Southeast Asia. The lesson's focus is designed to foster an understanding of the complexity of the region.
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The Immigrant's Voice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the concept of the "push-pull" effect. They distinguish between voluntary and involuntary immigrants and apply the concept of double consciousness to the immigrant's sense of national identity.