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Anti-Bias Lesson Plans

The following lesson plans provide overviews, objectives, and suggested activities for talking to students in various grade levels about issues of bias and bigotry. 

 

Downloadable Lesson Plans from the Anti-Defamation League include an overview of the topic, time length, alignment to CCSS anchor standards, learning objectives, links to supplemental materials, compelling question, key vocabulary, and detailed outline of activities with guiding questions.  Each lesson plan includes a recommended age range.

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Printable Lesson Plans from Teaching Tolerance include objectives, essential questions, key vocabulary, overview of topic, links to supplemental materials, and outline of activities with guiding questions.  Each lesson plan includes a recommended age range. Examples:

Facing History and Ourselves features lessons arranged by topic and searchable by subject.  Lessons include an overview of the topic, outline of activities, and links to supplemental materials and teaching strategies.  Some lessons are anchored to a video segment which is viewable directly on the site.  Examples:

Museum of Tolerance is the educational arm of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, an internationally renowned Jewish human rights organization.  It is dedicated to challenging visitors to understand the Holocaust in both historic and contemporary contexts and confront all forms of prejudice and discrimination in our world today.  The MOT website features lesson plans and a range of resources available for teachers to download.  Lesson plans are bundled in the following downloadable files: