Young scholars recognize the causes and consequences of segregation. In this segregation lesson, students develop an understanding of diverse cultures and watch a video of Nick News. Young scholars discuss the video and describe their emotions.
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10 Ideas for Teaching Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month with the help of 10 ideas that delve deep into the history, major events, contributions, famous African Americans, and sheds light on how scholars today can take a proactive stance on current civil rights...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Conflict Management: Building Friendships
Sixth graders identify bullying tactics. In this conflict management lesson, 6th graders discuss the feelings associated with being included or excluded from a group. Students answer psychological questions about their own life and...
6th Visual & Performing Arts
A Thanksgiving Reflection: Belonging: Who is Missing from Our Table?
Young scholars explore the concept of inclusion. In this diversity skills lesson plan, students read accounts from teens regarding exclusion and discuss their own experiences. Young scholars discuss ways that the United States excludes...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Baseball: The Tenth Inning - Bases Divided
Baseball is a relatively high-interest topic through which social studies classes can explore racial prejudice in the US. Video clips provide much of the background information that groups record on their handout and then share with the...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Democracy in Action: Freedom Riders
This is a must-have resource for every social studies teacher covering the civil rights movement. Through an engaging video and detailed viewing guide, young historians learn about the Freedom Riders, and discover how everyday...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable