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In this lesson, students will learn more about the Brown v. Board of Education ruling and will study two infographics in order to analyze and reflect on the modern day â€œschool-to-prison pipelineâ€ and the opportunity gap that both exist in our public schools.
From the Anti-Defamation League, this unit plan uses Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice to highlight and address the prevalence of anti-semitism throughout history. Students will read, critically analyze and respond to several readings including The Merchant of Venice as students explore the problematic issue of anti-semitism.
This middle school lesson, from the Anti-Defamation League, provides an opportunity for students to gain an understanding of who is homeless, the reasons people become homeless and the ways in which homeless people are victims of violence and harassment. Students will also explore how, as a society, we stigmatize and stereotype people who are homeless.
This middle school lesson, from the Anti-Defamation League, provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the evolution of the Boy Scoutsâ€™ position on gay members and leaders, to analyze Robert Gatesâ€™ recent speech on the issue and explore studentsâ€™ own points of view by writing persuasive essays.
This middle school lesson from the Anti-Defamation League provides students with a basic understanding of Judaism and the cultural, historical and religious aspects of the U.S. Jewish community.
This middle school discussion guide, from the Anti-Defamation League, recounts the war-time experiences of three child survivors. These survivors speak for their friends and siblingsâ€”the one-and-a-half million children who were murdered during the Holocaust.
This middle school discussion guide from the Anti-Defamation League provides several ways to commemorate and teach about the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
This curriculum unit from the Anti-Defamation League provides educators with the tools to watch and analyze political debates. The teaching guide includes vocabulary, instructions for the teacher prior to the debate and after students have watched it, student materials including issues, a short response worksheet and long response essay topics as well as additional resources.
Equal Treatment, Equal Acces- Raising Awareness about People with Disabilities and Their Struggle for Equal Rights
This curriculum unit, from the Anti-Defamation League, provides educators with the tools to challenge myths and stereotypes about people with disabilities and to promote awareness of various forms of disability.
This middle school discussion guide, from the Anti-Defamation League, heightens student awareness about the different vantage points from which history can be viewed and offers an alternative perspective on the impact of the Lewis and Clark expedition and western settlement on Native Americans.
This middle school guide, from the Anti-Defamation League, commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and provides grade-specific lessons, resources and extension activities to examine civil rights in the United States past and present.
The Academy Awards and the public discourse about them has inspired a spirited conversation about implicit bias and the role it plays in what films get made, by whom and the extent to which women and people of color get awarded for their roles in film. In this lesson from the Anti-Defamation League, students will reflect on their own experiences and opinions about movies, analyze demographic information about the movie industry and explore the role of implicit bias.
This middle school discussion guide from the Anti-Defamation League is In celebration and memory of the life of Nelson Mandela. This special edition of the Current Events Classroom provides students the opportunity to learn, in several ways, more about Nelson Mandela and his extraordinary life.
In this middle school discussion guide from the Anti-Defamation League, students will have an opportunity to learn more about Donald Sterlingâ€™s statements, discuss what they would do in certain stakeholder roles and explore the different responses so far.
This middle school discussion guide from the Anti-Defamation League provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the controversy, understand different perspectives about the use of Native American mascots in sports and reflect on their own points of view through activities and writing.
This middle school discussion guide from the Anti-Defamation League provides an opportunity for middle school students to explore poetry and song about injustice, reflect on what social justice issues are important to them and write their own poems about social justice, using a variety of formats and finding creative ways to share their poetry with others.
This middle school lesson from the Anti-Defamation League provides an opportunity for students to critically examine certain media forms and their portrayals of women and girls. Students will consider how media shapes public perception and can perpetuate bias. This is a two-part lesson that requires the students to conduct investigative work in between the two sessions.
This middle school discussion guide from the Anti-Defamation League provides an opportunity for middle and high school students to reflect on their own opinions regarding student dress codes, identify school and students needs and perspectives and design their own dress codes that satisfy both student and school needs.
This middle school lesson from the Anti-Defamation League will help students explore how we, as a society, view boys and men and understand concepts of masculinity. Students will reflect on those messages, identify where those concepts and stereotypes come from and begin to understand how they can be challenged.