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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Social Awareness

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Self-awareness includes looking at different perspectives, exhibiting empathy, appreciating diversity, and respecting others—boost these social and emotional attributes using a collection designed for scholars in sixth through eighth...
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Standing Up for Democracy

For Students 6th - 12th
The mission of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is to bring about “a more humane, just, and compassionate society rooted in democratic values.” These 16 lessons, built on a foundation of mutual respect, tolerance, and participation,...
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Respecting Differences

For Teachers 5th
Differences make the world go 'round. Using a worksheet, scholars identify the similarities and differences that they have with their classmates. Next, pupils engage in a whole-class discussion about respecting differences in others. 
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Respect: Looks Like, Sounds Like, Feels Like

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders participate in a question and answer discussion on respect and then complete the "Planning to Use Respect" activity sheet. They describe the senses of a stuffed animal to their peers and assess how respect looks, sounds and...
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Respecting Differences

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders brainstorm what a relationship looks like in which both people respect each other. After completing a worksheet, they discuss the importance of respecting other beliefs. To end the lesson, they identify things they can do...
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Respect Mobiles

For Teachers 7th Standards
How do your students respect others? What about themselves? What about the larger community? Have them think about the ways they could demonstrate respect with an activity that prompts them to consider actions in three different contexts.
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Diversity Day

For Teachers 11th
Party time! Here's a resource that suggests celebrating diversity by organizing a school-wide event that features performers and speakers that represent the various cultures and traditions. The packet includes a list of suggested...
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Respecting the Ideas of Others

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Communicating clearly is one part of a successful conversation, but listening to others is just as important. Individuals with special needs plan calm responses and reactions to differing opinions with a collaborative activity.
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Respect: Race, Religion, and Culture

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Honor the medley of races, religions, and cultures that make up our world with a discussion-based lesson designed to showcase the beauty that is the similarities and differences amongst us. 
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Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity: Module One – Poverty and Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Creating an environment where learners feel both educated and empowered challenges any teacher when discussing a sometimes bleak topic. A respectful resource provides them with the details and permits them to make a plan of action....
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Same and Different

For Teachers 1st Standards
A take on "If You're Happy and You Know It" opens a lesson about similarities and differences. Scholars speak in-depth on the unique characteristics that make up their classroom. The teacher or counselor records responses. Class members...
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Teaching Tolerance: Accepting and Embracing Differences

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Since the attacks on September 11th, people have become less accepting of others that are different. By reading picture books that focus on teaching tolerance, learners learn how to accept and respect people's differences. 
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Getting to Know You

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discuss term prejudice, reflect on personal prejudices, get better acquainted with their peers through show-and-tell in order to appreciate and show respect for diversity that exists within classroom and school, and...
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Developing a Sense of Pride in Oneself and Respecting the Similarities and Differences of Others

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students discuss respect for the traditions of all Canadian families. They prepare presentations for the class based on the traditions of their family. Student displays may include bulletin boards, posters, or oral presentations. Student...
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Developing a Sense of Pride in Oneself and Respecting the Similarities and Differences of Others

For Teachers 1st
First graders use the think/pair/share strategy to show the similarities and differences of their holidays. They discuss reasons it's important to accept the different ways people celebrate. Students listen as the teacher reads "Uncle...
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Respecting Others

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss the term "respect beliefs and unique" their definitions and ways that we can show respect to others. They brainstorm ways that people are unique and their different beliefs and complete the handout, "My family and I."
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Developing a Sense of Pride in Oneself and Respecting the Similarities and Differences of Others (Lesson 2)

For Teachers 1st
First graders discover there are many similarities and differences among people throughout the world. As a class, they review vocabulary from the previous lesson and write a journal entry about what makes them unique. They use their...
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Respect for All Week

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discuss topics of prejudice and diversity. In this respect lesson, students share their likes and dislikes with one another and discuss them, as a class. Students share examples from their lives of prejudice and unfair treatment...
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Looks Like Respect, Sounds Like Respect, Feels Like

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore philanthropy through art. In this service learning lesson, students discuss the diversity in their community and use their senses to create tolerance posters.
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Different! Diverse! Dynamic! Lesson 2: Teaching Peace Through Literature And Song

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate bullying and discrimination and draw pictures of a personal response to being bullied. They read Thank You, Mr. Falkner by Patricia Polacco, to determine the philosophic act that the main character performs. They...
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Educating Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Three mini units make up one large unit designed to explore multiculturalism and encourage cultural identity. Each lesson sparks thoughtful discussion, critical thinking, and are equipped with activities and assignments geared to...
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Respect for All Kinds of People Inside and Outside the School

For Teachers 4th Standards
Why is it important to embrace diversity? Scholars explore the topic by learning about the CARE acronym: Collaboration, Acceptance, Respect, Empathy. They also complete a diversity puzzle worksheet and play a collaborative game that...
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Similar and Different

For Teachers 4th Standards
Using a Venn diagram, pupils compare the similarities and differences between two classmates. Next, they review the CARE acronym (Collaboration, Acceptance, Respect, Empathy) and discuss how it applies to diversity in the classroom.
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What Does Respect Look Like at Home?

For Teachers 4th Standards
Individuals consider why is it important to respect family members as they complete a self-respect survey to assess their respectful behaviors at home. They then choose three items from the survey and write about how they plan to improve...

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