Respect Diversity Recommended for grades 6,7,8,9,10

In this course, participants will explore their own diversity by identifying personal strengths and appreciating how these strengths unify communities. Through interactive activities and an educational video, students also further understand the effects of stereotyping and the importance of respect and empathy. The educational video will follow the path of stereotypes leading to prejudice, discrimination and finally bias, hate incidents and hate crimes.

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TOPICS COVERED

  • Benefits of Diversity
  • Assumptions & Stereotypes
    • Conscious and Unconscious Stereotypes
    • “Busting” Stereotypes
  • Prejudice
  • Discrimination
  • Empathy
  • Bias, Hate Incidents, Hate Crimes

OBJECTIVES

  • Students will be able to define diversity and explain the benefits of a diverse community.
  • Students will self-evaluate their own pre-judgments and stereotypes.
  • Students will learn ways to challenge stereotypes.
  • Students will understand how empathy can reduce biases.

 

STANDARDS/PERFORMANCE INDICATORS MET WITH VIDEO & LESSON PLANS:

National Health Education Standards – Performance Indicators:

  • 3.8.2: Access valid health information from home, school, and community
  • 6.8.2: Develop a goal to adopt, maintain, or improve a personal health practice
  • 8.8.1: State a health-enhancing position on a topic and support it with accurate information

National English/Language Arts Standards Met:

  • NL-ENG.K-12.4 COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes
  • NL-ENG.K-12.7 EVALUATING DATA: Students conduct research on issues and interests by generating ideas and questions, and by posing problems. They gather, evaluate, and synthesize data from a variety of sources (e.g., print and non-print texts, artifacts, people) to communicate their discoveries in ways that suit their purpose and audience
  • NL-ENG.K-12.8 DEVELOPING RESEARCH SKILLS: Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge
  • NL-ENG.K-12.12 APPLYING LANGUAGE SKILLS: Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information

Common Core English/Language Arts Standards Met:

  • W.5.7: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic
  • SL.5.4: Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace

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ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

Respect Diversity Digital Instruction35m
SUPPLEMENTAL LESSON PLANS:
Advocate for Healthy Relationships - Poster Project 45m
Being an Ally 45m
Belonging to Many Groups 60m
Honoring Those Affected by Hate 45m
Judging Others 30m
Name Calling 30m
Racism Words 90m
Stereotypes and Gender 45m
Who am I? An Intro to Diversity 30m
Video Assessment Worksheet for “Respect Diversity” video 15m 

Program Licensing includes access to the following resources for one year:

  • e-Learning classroom instruction
  • Student Assignments
  • Classroom Activities
  • Assessments

Project + Print Access

Individual Health World programs are $50. The course material will be in Project + Print Access, this allows educators to project and review the course material with the class and then provide students with printable assignments to complete. When purchasing Project + Print Access the fees associated are per school.

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TOPIC BUNDLE

If you would like to purchase this course along with related courses in the Bullying & Conflict Resolution/ Diversity category, you can purchase our Bullying & Conflict Resolution/ Diversity Bundle!

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If you are interested in more than three Health World programs or building an entire curriculum for your school, district or home school organization, we also offer volume discount deals.

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