It doesn't have to be difficult, though.
Discussing Prejudice and Discrimination Engaging students in dialogue about prejudice and discrimination is a very powerful tool in combating hate and bullying and ensuring respectful classrooms and schools. Such dialogues can be led by classroom teachers, school social workers or counselors, or by other students trained to lead and facilitate dialogue.
Bullying Role Play and Practicing Intervention In this video, students use role-playing scenarios to depict experiences with prejudice or name-calling and practice effective interventions to combat or stop the bullying or harassment.
This process can be an effective tool to use with students in your own classroom and school. This lesson is part of the Not In Our School Video Action Kit, a comprehensive toolkit featuring films, lessons, and resources designed to motivate students to speak out against bullying, and create new ways to make their schools safe for everyone.
Documenting Communities through Interviews and Film The students profiled in this video acted as documentarians for their local community and its changing demographics, attitudes and experiences. The students used this data to inform their efforts to promote mutual respect and equality in their school.
Providing students with the opportunity to research and explore the history of civil and social justice issues in their own communities can be a powerful tool for learning and reflection.
Addressing "That's So Gay" In Your Classroom If interested in modeling this dialogue in your own classroom, please use the following guidelines to assist in ensuring a positive and productive discussion.
Student-led Assembly to Shatter Stereotypes In this video, students created an assembly performance that included individual presentations, role-playing scenarios and musical performances.
Any or all of these efforts represent exciting and creative ways for students to contribute their voice and perspectives to important social justice issues.
As this is a big undertaking, please review the following guidelines to assist in your planning and implementation. Public Art as an Avenue for Respect and Social Justice As a result of the murder of Marcelo Lucero, there were many positive efforts in the community to embrace diversity and build respect for all.
One of these was the creation of public art to reflect feelings and attitudes about the murder and to create a positive and hopeful message for the future. The use of art can be a wonderful way for students to express ideas about diversity, respect and social justice concerns.
The following guideline provides instruction on how to lead such a process with students.
This activity process will need to take place over several class periods or student-group meetings. If not an art teacher, consider joining with one to assist and support this process.
Student Leadership Against Hate, Ideas for Active Participation While the students profiled in this video had a catalyst prompting them to hold a community anti-hate rally, this is not necessary to engage students or the larger community in conversations and learning about diversity and respect.
In fact, establishing these principals as priorities in your school -- to be discussed and affirmed not only in times of crisis -- can be very powerful in preventing incidents from occurring or if they do, to know there are established channels of support and response.Middle School Home Ec Lesson Plan: Writing Checks written by: Atlanta Page • edited by: Wendy Finn • updated: 7/12/ If you are a Home Economics teacher and are looking for a lesson plan on check writing, you've come to the right place.
Here are the basic steps of how to properly write out a personal check with dollars and cents. STEP 1. DATE Today’s date. Include the month, day, and year. STEP 2.
PAY TO Money lessons, lesson plans, worksheets, interactive lessons, and informative articles. This lesson introduces students to a checklist which they can use when checking their own writing, as well as writing by other students.
This is which they can use to check their own writing, or other students’ work.
This is useful for checking writing in exams, but may also be useful for other writing. Write down the dollar amount in words first, then write “and” after the words, and finish by writing the amount of cents over the number Draw a line from the end of the writing to the end of the line.
Unit/Lesson Planning Guide: Key Questions to Consider While Planning Following is a guide to unit and lesson planning; it is based on approaches to unit and lesson planning introduced in TE and used more extensively in TE My Perfect Pet Lesson plan In this lesson, your students will go through the writing process to write about their perfect pets and then make a 3-D version of this pet, mount the final draft, and display it.