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268 reviewed resources for non-violence

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Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954-1985

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The four resources in this collection look at the strategy of non-violence as a response to injustice. High schoolers study the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and 70s and its leaders, investigate examples of injustice and protest...
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Teaching Nonviolent Direct Action through Children’s Literature

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
A five-part lesson collection introduces young learners to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s principles of  Non-violent Direct Action. Through children's literature, photographs, first-person narratives, and songs. as well as links to...
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Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - Middle School Edition

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Rather than just talking about giving peace a chance, with the 15 resources in this collection middle schoolers learn the skills they need to become peace builders. The lessons were developed by the United States Institute of Peace...
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Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - High School Edition

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Established by Congress, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is a nonpartisan institution whose goal is to "increase the nation's capacity to manage international conflict without violence." The 15 USIP resources in the...
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Revolution '67

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Like many US cities in the 1960s, Newark, New Jersey was the site of conflicts, protests, and civil disobedience. A two-lesson case study of events there in 1967 permits middle schoolers to gain insight into the civil rights era and the...
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The Civil Rights Movement: Grades K-5

For Teachers K - 5th
The Civil Rights Movement is the focus of a collection created for young scholars, kindergarten through fifth grade. The unit begins with an introductory lesson that sets the stage for discussion, written assignments, interactives,...
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The Civil Rights Movement: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, with its sit-ins, boycotts, and marches, became a model of using civil disobedience to affect change. This collection of unit plans, lesson plans, interactives, videos, and activities...
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Dalai Lama: Free Expression and Religion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How is religious freedom connected to the conflict between China and Tibet? After reading an online passage of background information, your learners will divide into groups and both read and view an interview with the Dalai Lama. They...
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Glossary of Non-Violence

For Students 3rd - 8th
Make sure your class is sure of terminology when referring to the non-violent methods used in the civil rights movement. This glossary includes 19 terms paired with parts of speech and definitions. 
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ESL Holiday Lessons: International Day of Non-Violence

For Students 6th - 10th
In this language skills worksheet, students read an article regarding  International Day of Non-Violence. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble...
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Applying Ahimsa to Traditional Stories

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
Investigate the life of Mahatma Gandhi by researching non-violent lifestyles. Learners define the word ahimsa and discuss the personal characteristics that made Gandhi a peaceful warrior. They also create a poster about the story "The...
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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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Protesting Violence without Violence

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
The ultimate legacy of Emmett Till's violent death is its role in the non-violent roots of the Civil Rights Movement. A lesson plan compares contemporaneous articles with the lyrics of Bob Dylan's "The Death of Emmett Till" and prompts...
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Martin Luther King and Malcom X on Violence and Integration

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Dr. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X were contemporaries. Both were gifted orators, both were preachers, both were leaders during the Civil Rights era, both were assassinated. But the two had very different views on violence and...
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The Non-violence Grid

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss violence. In this promotion for peace lesson, students share their opinions on different scenarios presented by the teacher. They discuss each scenario as a class to determine if various acts are too violent or just...
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Media Violence - The Good, the Bad and the Future

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders define, identify, measure, and assess the level and impact of violence in media. The media forms evaluated include music, sitcoms, news, and other programs that are identified and shared by the class. 
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Nonviolent Resistance: Gandhi and King

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use the internet to research the major events and dates of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. In groups, they use this information to create a poster to present to the class. They reflect on how these two men were...
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John Lewis: Non-Violent Activism

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After comparing and contrasting non-violent and violent social movements, your young historians will take a closer look at the work and influence of John Lewis on the civil rights movement. They will then choose a current social justice...
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Non-Violence against Women Day

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Pupils examine International Non-Violence Against Women Day in relation to the Mirabal Sisters from the Dominican Republic. They watch a movie, answer discussion questions, and write an essay.
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Introductory Lesson on Interconnectedness

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students are introduced to the concept of interconnectedness and make connections regarding conflict in their community, country, and the world. In this interconnectedness lesson plan, students define the word conflict and what that word...
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Gandhi’s 12 Vows: Training Warriors of Non-violence

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students examine Gandhi’s ‘Walk n Talk’ strategy. In this lesson on civil disobedience, students evaluate Gandhi’s non-violent method of satyagraha as an effective mode of revolution.      
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Effectiveness of Nonviolent Civic Action Simulation on Colombia

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
With new leadership comes new hope! After years of violence, the people of Colombia elect a new president ... could this mean an end to conflict? Civics scholars take part in a large group role-playing exercise designed to illustrate the...
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Promote Nonviolence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a look at the topic of violence as seen in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Discuss together the values that Atticus holds and brainstorm ways to combat violence in a similar manner to what he portrays in the novel. Get your...
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Cheaper by the Dozen

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What does it feel like to be the new kid in town? Scholars view and discuss an excerpt from a movie dealing with the relationship between bullying and emotional triggers in the fifth lesson of a 17-part series. The content and discussion...

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