Students brainstorm definition of racism, identify forms of racism, including direct and indirect, individual and institutional, and examine effects it may have. Students then discuss whether they have ever experienced or witnessed racism.
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It's Important to Communicate Well—8th Grade
Review the 3 R's to stop bullying: recognize, refuse, report. Teach young ones the differences between being assertive and being passive or aggressive. A multiple choice worksheet of various scenarios allows for discussion and two other...
8th Social Studies & History
A Global Perspective on Immigration
To gain a global perspective on immigration, groups investigate and create a map of the migration patterns in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Class members then examine the background, immigration history, and...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
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
Hate, Anti‐Semitism, & Propaganda in the Holocaust
What is a hate symbol, and what role did racism and anti-Semitism play in the Holocaust? Your young historians will answer these questions through a series of engaging and interactive activities, as well as discover how Jews were...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Us and Them: Confronting Labels and Lies
Students recognize factors that influence their own beliefs. In this human rights lesson plan, students analyze human behavior as they study life in the Weimar Republic and consider how the Nazi Party rose to power in Germany. Students...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Why Do We Suffer From The Rights Of Others?
Students examine how diversity within populations has caused problems. In groups, they develop their own definitions of racism and discrimination. They participate in role-plays in which they gather the appropriate techniques to deal...
K - 8th Social Studies & History