Students will be able to read a story/article together and explain a time that some form of peer pressure happened in their lives. They then explain their stories to the class.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 14 Downloads
It Can't Happen Here or Can It?: Peer Pressure, Prejudice and Intolerance
Students examine the pressures of group-pressured behavior. For this teaching tolerance lesson, students read literature and view videos regarding negative group behavior. Students answer comprehension questions and participate in a survey.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Social Studies: Kyrgyzstan Bride Kidnappings
Young scholars examine the Kyrgyzstan bride kidnappings and compare wedding traditions there with those in the United States. They explain these differences and similarities in a fictitious letter to a peer in Kyrgyzstan.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Creating Community in the Classroom: Part 2 (Cooperative Planning)
Create a supportive environment. Get your students to work together cooperatively by making and keeping goals. The goal of this lesson is to build a classroom community through goal-setting, decision-making, and positive reinforcement.
K - 8th Social Studies & History