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#2526. Respect, Prejudice and Race

other, level: Middle
Posted Fri Mar 22 07:41:06 PST 2002 by Tandy Braid (Tandycounselor@hotmail.com).
PAge County Schools, Luray, VA
Materials Required: see below
Activity Time: 30 minutes
Concepts Taught: Prejudice and Race

Middle School Curriculum- Stereotypes, Respect and Race

Materials Needed: 7 item questionare

Ground Rules: We will discuss beliefs about race during this class. Some of these beliefs are
based on fact, while others are incorrect assumptions. The purpose of this activity is to examine
these beliefs as a group. You are entitled to your own opinions. It is not, however, appropriate to
make inflammatory remarks about other groups or peoples that might offend me or tohers here
today.

What I Think About Race

1. A teen that is black, hispanic, asian, or native american finds it easy to...
2. A teen that is black, hispanic, asian, or native american finds it hard to...
3. Society expects teend that are black, hispanic, asian, or native american
to act like...
4. What is the most important thing for others to understand about you?
5. How is a teen that is black, hispanic, asian, or native american most similar to you?
6. How is a teen that is black, hispanic, asian, or native american most unlike you?
7. What can you do to get along with others who seem different from you?

Have students write a 100 word essay on what I can do to reduce prejudice and discrimination in
my community.