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Learning about Labels & Stereotypes - High School Lesson
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Learning about Labels & Stereotypes - High School Lesson

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Grade Level Grades 6-12
Resource Type Activity
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards
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About This Lesson

Objectives: Students will learn about the harmful effects of labels and attached stereotypes and will learn to see someone as a whole person. Students will also learn why it is important to abstain from labeling one another. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: SL.7.1 , SL.8.1

Grade Level: 7 – 12

Materials:  Index Cards, Markers, Tape, 2011 Creative Expression Contest 1 st place Winning Video (http://www.nonamecallingweek.org/cgi‐bin/iowa/all/news/record/227.html)

Preparation: Before conducting this activity, make up a series of labels for students using the index cards and the labels Bully, Geek, Nerd, Air‐Head and Emo (or other labels you see in your school). These are the labels students will explore during the activity.  

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Check out more free lessons and resources on Share My Lesson on the GLSEN's No Name-Calling Week partner page.

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HS_Learning_About_Labels.pdf

Activity
February 12, 2020
103.81 KB
Videos
These Students Take Down Slurs and Stereotypes
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Standards

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
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Excellent activity to make students aware of labeling and stereotyping.
3PEMOM
February 09, 2014
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