Being Treated Equally
Students participate in a prejudice activity, and listen to the story, "A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr." They discuss how the students felt when only half received snack, and discuss prejudism and unequal treatment.
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Should School be a Place for Debate?
Ostensibly about the 1955-1965 Civil Rights Movement, this resource is actually the first of a series of 24 lessons that model for learners how to examine multiple perspectives, as well as the evidence used to support a particular...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Dominion of War: With Liberty and Justice (not) for All
Pupils investigate the Revolutionary War by viewing PowerPoint presentations. They analyze photographs from a slide show and discuss why African Americans were treated differently during the Revolutionary War. They also complete a...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Sing if you're glad to be recognised by the law
Equal rights, state law, and Civil Partnerships is the topic of this class discussion. Upper graders hone their research skills to engage in an intelligent and well-supported discussion on the Civil Partnership Act of 2004. Provided are...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Upon the Clouds of Equality: King Day
Students learn about equality, justice and fairness. In this equality lesson, students experience what it feels like to be treated unequally. Students examine Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream of equality and his actions to make this...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Equal Rights for Women, A Long, Hard Struggle
Students read the book You Want Women to Vote Lizzie Stanton? and complete discussion questions about the book. In this equal rights for women lesson plan, students also have discussions about what has changed in history about women's...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History