Racial discrimination against the Chinese in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
Students examine the stereotypes of Chinese immigrants to Australia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They evaluate the validity of these stereotypes and investigate various pieces of legislation that discriminated against the Chinese.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Dr. Seuss and WWII
What famous children's author and illustrator created World War II political cartoons featuring such subjects as fascism, the war effort, discrimination, and the dangers of isolationism? The who in this story is Dr. Seuss, and what...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Using the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to Examine Issues of Discrimination
Learners consider how discrimination hampers individual rights. In this diversity lesson, analyze the "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms." Students then explore provided case studies and use the charter to aid them in classroom...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Young historians discover how slaves brought to America were active in their resistance to their enslavement, and work to dispel the typical stereotype of slaves as docile and passive peoples through discussion, notes, and a role-playing...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Do people live up to (or down to) stereotypes? After reading a short article describing the results of two studies about stereotype-based expectations, class members use the provided discussion questions to launch a discussion of...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Prejudice and Discrimination
How do we break the habit of prejudice? The activities in this packet are designed to promote awareness, harmony, and acceptance. Participants identify their stereotypic beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors, reflect to discover the sources...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The African American Experience in NC After Reconstruction
Race relations in the early 20th century are the focus of a series of activities that asks high schoolers to examine excerpts from five primary source documents to evaluate arguments for and against African American progress....
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Intolerance in American History
Examine the United States through the lens of intolerance using this 2-week unit plan, which includes details for 13 days of instruction. Scholars study examples of prejudiced behavior throughout history, discuss issues in groups,...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
David Walker vs. John Day: Two Nineteenth-Century Free Black Men
What was the most beneficial policy for nineteenth-century African Americans: to stay in the United States and work for freedom, or to immigrate to a new place and build a society elsewhere? Your young historians will construct an...
6th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed