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53 resources with the concept accepting others

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Ferdinand The Bull

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Ferdinand the Bull is a short, classic, Disney cartoon about a friendly and complacent bull. Unfortunately, Ferdinand is chosen for the bullfights, even though he is the least aggressive bull. This only leads to frustration and...
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Lambert The Sheepish Lion

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Lambert the Sheepish Lion feels different and out of place among the other sheep; but that is because he's a lion. Little Lambert finally realizes his strength when a wolf comes to attack the flock. Though we may feel different, each of...
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Morris the Midget Moose

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Grandpa Beetle teaches the little beetles that being little isn't a problem by telling the story of Morris the Midget Moose. When Morris teams up with Balsam, a small-antlered moose, the two make an unbeatable team. The moral of the...
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Bedtime Story - Bumposaurus

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
John Barrowman recites "Bumposaurus" for your bedtime story. The moral, "It's ok to be different" comes across clearly in this story of a short-sighted dinosaur who simply needs glasses.
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Bedtime Story - Winnie The Witch

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
"Winnie the Witch" has a problem: her whole house is black and so is her cat Wilbur, which makes him hard to see! So, she uses magic to change him colors, but poor Wilbur knows he looks ridiculous. Because Winnie loves him, she turns him...
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City Mouse And Country Mouse

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
When Marco the city mouse visits his friend Mollie, the country mouse, he criticizes her simple food. He tells her to come to the city, where he shows her an incredible diversity of foodÉ and a cat. They realize their differences and...
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Animal Friends: Feelings Toward Others

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore and examine personal beliefs and feelings toward others. They assess stereotypes and how they influence interactions and emphasizes peer relationships, awareness of feelings and accepting others for who they are.
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How Are We Different?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars discuss the differences between boys and girls.  In this acceptance lesson, students view pictures of boys and girls and use a Venn Diagram to chart their differences.  Young scholars discuss boy activities and girl...
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Test Yourself for Hidden Bias

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine their own hidden bias. In this diversity lesson, students link to an Internet website to test their own stereotypes and prejudices. Students discuss how bias is perpetuated in society and determine what they can to about...
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Arthur's Nose

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students read a story and complete a story map.  In this diversity and acceptance lesson, students read Arthur's Nose, make a story map, research Aardvarks, complete a Venn Diagram comparing Arthur's nose to other animals in the story...
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What Does It Mean to Belong?

For Teachers 6th
After reading and analyzing The 'In' Group by Eve Shalen, sixth graders consider how the categorization of people results in exclusion, discrimination, and injustice. 
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Importance of Friendship- Accepting Differences

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders learn about friendship. In this acceptance activity, 2nd graders read the book My Friend Isabelle and discuss it. Students use information from the book to make graphs. Students read Family of Friends and make a friendship...
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Making Binding Agreements

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore "offer" and "acceptance" in relationship to making binding agreements.
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Breaking the Barrier

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers participate in a game based on bullying. In this social justice instructional activity, students read Taylor's Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry and discuss the mistreatment of African-Americans in the book. Middle schoolers...
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'And Maybe I Can Change That Too'

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider their own prejudices and stereotypes. In this social justice lesson, students monitor their own reactions to people who are different from themselves. Students watch a video featuring Toni Morrison that presents a...
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Confronting the -Isms

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students keep "Mindwatch" diaries to chart their own prejudices and stereotypes. In this social justice lesson, students monitor their own reactions to people who are different from themselves. Students identify and discuss patterns of...
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Circle Sculpture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discover the Theatre of the Oppressed. In this diversity instructional activity, students practice confronting injustice as they participate in "circle sculpture" to role play performance models that deal with social...
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Children's March Teacher's Guide, Activity 6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explore the role of gender in the Civil Rights Movement. In this Children's March lesson, students watch "Mighty Time: The Children's March" and respond to the provided discussion questions that accompany it. Pupils create found...
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Speaking Kindness in Democratic Classrooms

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students write rules for their classroom. In this community building lesson, students discuss reasons for rules and write their own guidelines for appropriate classroom behavior.
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Sticking Together: Sharing Our Stories, Our Differences, and Our Similarities

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students create a classroom community. In this character education lesson plan, students discuss the functions of communities and then work in small groups to write stories to be shared with their classmates.
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Visualizing School Equity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the funding gap in school systems. In this diversity education lesson plan, students read an article regarding the inequitable school funding. Students research information pertaining to school funding in their state.
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Exploring Community History and Cultural Influence

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze cultural influences. In this diversity education lesson, students respond to questions regarding culture differences and personal traits and preferences. Students discuss the role of the each in evidenced in personal...
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It Can't Happen Here or Can It?: Peer Pressure, Prejudice and Intolerance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the pressures of group-pressured behavior. In this teaching tolerance lesson, students read literature and view videos regarding negative group behavior. Students answer comprehension questions and participate in a survey.
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"Little" Brothers Share Big Bond

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars listen to the story Little Brothers Share Big Bond and answer comprehension questions. In this lesson on acceptance, students use various areas of reading (vocabulary, fluency, comprehension) to promote compassion and an...