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60 Years Later: The Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education

60 Years Later: The Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education

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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 “school-to-prison pipeline” and the opportunity gap that both exist in our public schools.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Anti-Semitism and The Merchant of Venice

Anti-Semitism and The Merchant of Venice

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Beyond Stigma and Stereotypes: What is Homelessness?

Beyond Stigma and Stereotypes: What is Homelessness?

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders

Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders

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This middle school lesson, from the Anti-Defamation League, provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the evolution of the Boy Scouts’ position on gay members and leaders, to analyze Robert Gates’ recent speech on the issue and explore students’ own points of view by writing persuasive essays.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Challenging Anti-Semitism Debunking the Myths and Responding with Facts

Challenging Anti-Semitism Debunking the Myths and Responding with Facts

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Children of the Holocaust

Children of the Holocaust

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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 siblings—the one-and-a-half million children who were murdered during the Holocaust.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Debate Watching Guide

Debate Watching Guide

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Equal Treatment, Equal Acces- Raising Awareness about People with Disabilities and Their Struggle for Equal Rights

Equal Treatment, Equal Acces- Raising Awareness about People with Disabilities and Their Struggle for Equal Rights

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Lewis and Clark: The Unheard Voices

Lewis and Clark: The Unheard Voices

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Civil Rights Relevancy for Today

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Civil Rights Relevancy for Today

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Movies, The Academy Awards and Implicit Bias

The Movies, The Academy Awards and Implicit Bias

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Nelson Mandela: A True Hero of Conscience

Nelson Mandela: A True Hero of Conscience

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Responses to Bias: Donald Sterling of the L.A. Clippers

Responses to Bias: Donald Sterling of the L.A. Clippers

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In this middle school discussion guide from the Anti-Defamation League, students will have an opportunity to learn more about Donald Sterling’s statements, discuss what they would do in certain stakeholder roles and explore the different responses so far.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Should Washington's NFL Team Change Their Name

Should Washington's NFL Team Change Their Name

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Social Justice Poetry

Social Justice Poetry

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Stereotypes of Girls and Woman in the Media

Stereotypes of Girls and Woman in the Media

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Student Dress Code: What's Fair?

Student Dress Code: What's Fair?

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Trap of Masculinity: How Sexism Impacts Boys and Men

The Trap of Masculinity: How Sexism Impacts Boys and Men

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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Anti-Defamation League
Author:
Anti-Defamation League
Date Added:
02/26/2019