Students recognize the causes and consequences of segregation. In this segregation lesson plan, students develop an understanding of diverse cultures and watch a video of Nick News. Students 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
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
A Thanksgiving Reflection: Belonging: Who is Missing from Our Table?
Students explore the concept of inclusion. In this diversity skills lesson plan, students read accounts from teens regarding exclusion and discuss their own experiences. Students discuss ways that the United States excludes and includes...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Conflict Management: Building Friendships
Sixth graders identify bullying tactics. In this conflict management activity, 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
I Belong, But Why Don't You?
Students explore discrimination. In this character development activity, students identify groups and organizations to which they belong and the requirements that go with each group. Students discuss inclusion and exclusion and generate...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History