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Teaching @ Tolerance – Those tear-me-apart, put-me-back-together, never-be-the-same-again blues

  This website provides a lesson plan about tolerance modeled around the work and lessons of Martin Luther King, Jr. Five lesson plans are provided which each focus on a different message of tolerance. Each lesson plan covers a specific age group, ranging from grades Kindergarten through high school.
“Those tear-me-apart, put-me-back-together, never-be-the-same-again blues” activity demonstrates [...]

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Change the Story, the U.S. – Muslim Engagement Project

The Change the Story curriculum offers a starting point for increased knowledge and understanding of Islam and the Muslim community in an effort to reduce misinformation and promote mutual respect.

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Teaching @ Tolerance – Teaching about tolerance through music

  This website provides a lesson plan about tolerance modeled around the work and lessons of Martin Luther King, Jr. Five lesson plans are provided which each focus on a different message of tolerance. Each lesson plan covers a specific age group, ranging from grades Kindergarten through high school.
“Teaching about tolerance through music” activity has [...]

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Civic Education – Character and Citizenship Education: A Class Citizenship Tree for Elementary Students

An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan on character and citizenship education. The Purpose is to present to elementary students the characteristics that define a socially healthy citizen.
This lesson requires a list of equipment that is to be found on the website.

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ABCs of Religion in Schools

This activity encourages teachers to teach students about world religions as an integrated part of academic life. The activity stresses maintaining neutrality, keeping the class academic, teaching about the faiths behind certain holidays, and focusing on respect inquiry.

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Celebrating Connections

This activity has students look at various religious traditions and celebrations to find common understanding and differences among them. This activity will involve three classroom periods and also some homework for the students. The class will be divided into groups with each group researching and presenting on a certain religious tradition.

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Mixitup Activity Booklet middle & upper grades

The Fall 2005 activity booklet contains activities and lesson plans for teachers to encourage students to assess social boundaries at school, challenge their schools’ group divisions, and assess the perceptions of different people. The activity Mix It Up Survey is an activity asking students to survey their school. Map It Out is an [...]

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Building Bridges. A Peace Corps Classroom Guide to Cross-Cultural Understanding

The booklet provides short, adaptable lesson plans and activities that build cross-cultural awareness, respect, and communication in your classroom. Lessons are flexible, easy to use, and standards-based.

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Peace Be Upon You

This classroom activity explores the issue of the separation of church and state and the issue of religious tolerance. The separation of church and state has been a controversial issue in the U.S., and this activity enables teachers to engage students in this discussion.

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Religion, Culture, and Diversity

"Background. Overview: Diversity and pluralism are hallmarks of our society. The plethora of traditions and values that share our continent are bound both to conflict with, and to enrich, one other. Each new group of immigrants challenges the mainstream to accept its religion and culture, and is challenged to keep its identity while getting along [...]

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