Bringing Tolerance to Our Beaches
Learners relate tolerance and discrimination within a Biblical context. They read "The Sneetches" and apply it to situations occuring now. They write a letter to Congresss speaking out against discrimination.
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Speak Up at School
When someone says something offensive based on prejudice or a stereotype, it's often difficult to know how to react. A packet on tolerance and standing up for others guides teachers to both learn and instruct members of their class to...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A+ Writing Prompts
Shake it up! Shake your tablet to bring up a unique writing prompt for journaling or blogging with your class. Shake again and a new one appears. Prompts can come from different categories (sketches, scenes, texts, words, news) to help...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Bringing Tolerance to Our Beaches (Private-Religious)
Students role play. In this equality lesson, students read a passage in Leviticus and describe people that would be considered strangers and how they are to be treated. Students discuss the concept of discrimination. Students role play...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Teaching About Tolerance Through Music
Explore the importance of tolerance with a music-themed lesson. Learners listen to the music of Peter, Paul, and Mary, and discern the underlying messages before discussing the painful effects of ridicule, disrespect, and bullying.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Introduce Vocabulary: Tar Beach (Ringgold)
Anyplace can become a beach! Budding readers explore Faith Ringgold's world of imagination in her book Tar Beach, which can be found on YouTube if you don't have it. What words will budding readers learn? They focus on the following...
K - 3rd English Language Arts