Why Lesson Planet?
Have your middle and high schoolers analyze instances of celebrities using racial slurs or making prejudiced comments in public. After reading an article, they consider the roots and effects of prejudice and bias. As a class, they participate in a fishbowl discussion and write an apology speech for a celebrity who was caught using biased or offensive language. A great plan for kids who idolize our current celebrities without realizing that what they say has consequences!