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114 resources with the concept fairness

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"Share the Road" Folder/Shoebox Games

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Introduce the importance of sharing and taking turns with your learners through a hands-on learning experience involving toy cars! Here you'll find activity instructions and printables to support your "Share the Road" collaborative...
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Trust Me - I Won't Let You Down

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
What is fairness? What does it mean to be trustworthy? Learners explore these concepts in an important life skills lesson, which includes reading a story, responding to sample scenarios, and classroom discussion.
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The Bill of Rights

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Examine the Bill of Rights through the lens of fairness. Class members read all 10 amendments and then answer a series of questions related to the document and surrounding ideas.
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Life Isn’t Fair – Deal with It

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Should life be fair for everyone? And what counts as fair? Invite your pupils to read an article that expresses one author's ideas about fairness. They they respond to text-based and discussion questions about the selection and the...
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Are You Game? A Lesson Connecting Fractions and Probability

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Exactly how fair are the board games children grow up playing? Young mathematicians investigate this questions as they work their way through this five-lesson series on basic probability. 
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Right Decisions, Right Now

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Though adolescents know the difference between right and wrong, honesty versus dishonesty, why do they often choose the latter? These worksheets and role-playing activities aim to help students examine and strengthen their framework of...
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Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage, Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Through character trait graphic organizers, a vocabulary sorting activity, class discussion, and a civil rights movement slide show, your young historians will be introduced to the amazing story of Ruby Bridges and her experiences as the...
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Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage, Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A civil rights movement lesson designed specifically with the Common Core State Standards in mind, young learners are introduced to the story of Ruby Bridges as the first African American child to attend an all-white elementary school....
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101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills

For Students K - 6th Standards
Increasing pressure to improve student achievement has made it easy to overlook the social skills they also need to develop. With this collection of worksheets and activities, you'll be able to improve children's communication, teamwork,...
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Doing Our Share

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Whether at home or in the classroom, each member of a community has certain responsibilities they must tend to. With the help of the children's story Piggybook by Anthony Browne, kids learn how to assign jobs in a fair and safe manner...
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"Bursting" Stereotypes

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students comprehend the meaning of the word steretype, work in groups to come up with stereotype statements, discuss whether the statements are fair, and write what they learned from the activity. Balloons are used as a conduit in this...
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The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth????

For Teachers K - 2nd
After listening to Jon Scieska’s The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, groups discuss whether they think the wolf is telling the truth, whether he deserves punishment, and if so what punishment he deserves. You might use this...
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Justice for All

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A reading of Roald Dahl’s Lamb to the Slaughter opens a discussion of justice and fairness. Using a Venn diagram and an Idea Wheel graphic organizer, class members consider the similarities and differences in these two terms. They then...
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Paper Clip Game for Learning the Value of Rules

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the components of good rules and their importance in society. Consistency and fair application for the maintenance of order is emphasized as paper clips and the rules of a game are manipulated.
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Unexpected Answers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of fairness. In this fairness lesson, students play four probability games. Students determine who has the best chance of winning each of the four games. Students discuss which games gave an unfair advantage.
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Probability and Statistics: Experimental Probability

For Students 9th - 12th
Is this game fair? An experimental probability worksheet begins by introducing a coin toss game, asking high schoolers to determine if it is fair for both players. Consider having pairs play the coin game first, as an anticipatory set....
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Should You Catch a Tossed Coin?

For Students 6th - 12th
When flipping coins, is it fairer to catch the coin or let it fall to the floor? A short video in the Numberphile Coins playlist first explains that many coins have bias when spinning them on a surface. It follows that letting coins fall...
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What's Fair?

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Students investigate the concept of fairness. In this fairness instructional activity, students discuss fairness and how different people view it in different ways. They read stories which deal with fair and unfair. 
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The Ugly Duckling: A Discussion of Human Rights

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners, after listening to The Ugly Duckling, by Hans Christian Anderson, become more aware of their relationship to human rights in regards to equality, justice, fairness, civil rights, and social justice.
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Real Life, Your Life: Body Talk

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners discover how body language effects verbal communication.  In this body language lesson, students watch a video clip, observing what is said and how the people act with their bodies.  Learners complete a worksheet to record their...
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What is Justice?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss justice and fairness. In this equitable treatment of others lesson, 8th graders say the Pledge of Allegiance and read a passage from a blog. Students discuss the terms: fair, just, and equitable. 
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Is It Fair?

For Students 9th - 12th
In this probability instructional activity, learners answer nine questions about the fairness of games. Students determine if a game is fair or not. They list outcomes and find ones' chances of winning.
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore fairness. In this fairness lesson, students recieve a envelope of materials, not all envelopes contain the same materials. Students cut shapes to specific measurements and get money for them. If the shapes are not...
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Pen Pals

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students write to a pen pal and learn about their lives. In this pen pal lesson, students learn about a person from another country. Students develop an understanding that they have many things in common with people from other parts of...