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58 resources with the keyterm fairness

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Lesson: More Than Meets the Eye

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Older learners analyze a controversial painting entitled The Cutting Scene, Mandan O-kee-pa Ceremony 1832. They use the issues raised in the image to construct debate arguments questioning if the artist's painting exploits Native...
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Doing Our Share

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Whether at home or in the classroom, each member of a community has certain responsibilities they must tend to. With the help of the children's story Piggybook by Anthony Browne, kids learn how to assign jobs in a fair and safe manner...
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Justice for All

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A reading of Roald Dahl’s Lamb to the Slaughter opens a discussion of justice and fairness. Using a Venn diagram and an Idea Wheel graphic organizer, class members consider the similarities and differences in these two terms. They then...
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Unexpected Answers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of fairness. In this fairness lesson, students play four probability games. Students determine who has the best chance of winning each of the four games. Students discuss which games gave an unfair advantage.
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"Bursting" Stereotypes

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students comprehend the meaning of the word steretype, work in groups to come up with stereotype statements, discuss whether the statements are fair, and write what they learned from the activity. Balloons are used as a conduit in this...
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The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth????

For Teachers K - 2nd
After listening to Jon Scieska’s The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, groups discuss whether they think the wolf is telling the truth, whether he deserves punishment, and if so what punishment he deserves. You might use this lesson early...
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Fairness Metaphor

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a metaphor. In this descriptive writing lesson, students define metaphor. Students come up with a creative metaphor to describe their feelings about fair practices related to music downloads.
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Fairness

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners explore and discuss the concept of fairness and what all is involved when your trying to be fair to everyone around you along with your family. They analyze why fairness is an ethical value that is hard to define clearly....
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Fairness in Taxes

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students identify and describe two criterion of tax fairness: benefits received and the ability to pay and distinguish between wealth and income as measures of ability to pay.
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What's Fair?

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Young scholars investigate the concept of fairness. In this fairness lesson, students discuss fairness and how different people view it in different ways. They read stories which deal with fair and unfair. 
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Paper Clip Game for Learning the Value of Rules

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the components of good rules and their importance in society. Consistency and fair application for the maintenance of order is emphasized as paper clips and the rules of a game are manipulated.
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Probability and Statistics: Experimental Probability

For Students 9th - 12th
Is this game fair? An experimental probability worksheet begins by introducing a coin toss game, asking students to determine if it is fair for both players. Consider having pairs play the coin game first, as an anticipatory set. After...
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Ideas that Lead to Probability

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the concept of probability. In this probability lesson, students use random number generators to determine probabilities of events. Students discuss if certain probable events are fair. Students determine fair ways to...
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The Ugly Duckling: A Discussion of Human Rights

For Teachers K - 1st
Students, after listening to The Ugly Duckling, by Hans Christian Anderson, become more aware of their relationship to human rights in regards to equality, justice, fairness, civil rights, and social justice.
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Real Life, Your Life: Body Talk

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students discover how body language effects verbal communication.  In this body language lesson, students watch a video clip, observing what is said and how the people act with their bodies.  Students complete a worksheet to record their...
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Study of Chance

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders determine the fairness of various games.  In this determining the fairness of various games lesson, 7th graders use spinners, dice, and rock,paper, scissors to play various chance games.  Students determine if each game...
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Fairness: Operation Cooperation

For Students 1st - 3rd
in this cooperation reflection learning exercise, students respond to 4 fill in the blank and short answer questions regarding cooperating at school.
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RIGHT TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

For Teachers K - 4th
Pupils learn the importance of fairness and come up with strategies to create this type of environment in their classroom.
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What is Justice?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss justice and fairness. In this equitable treatment of others instructional activity, 8th graders say the Pledge of Allegiance and read a passage from a blog. Students discuss the terms: fair, just, and equitable. 
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Is It Fair?

For Students 9th - 12th
In this probability instructional activity, learners answer nine questions about the fairness of games. Students determine if a game is fair or not. They list outcomes and find ones' chances of winning.
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Fairness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore fairness. In this fairness lesson, students recieve a envelope of materials, not all envelopes contain the same materials. Students cut shapes to specific measurements and get money for them. If the shapes are not...
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Pen Pals

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners write to a pen pal and learn about their lives. In this pen pal instructional activity, students learn about a person from another country. Learners develop an understanding that they have many things in common with people from...
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Character Book

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discover the behavior that represents trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness and caring. In this character lesson, students make a collage of pictures demonstrating good behavior.
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Is That Fair: What is Fairness?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the meaning of fairness. In this character education lesson, students create their own meanings of fairness and compare them to their classmates' definitions. The students discuss fairness in different situations.