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Exploring Themes of Racism
In this series of seven lessons, students will analyze stereotypes, discriminations, racism and prejudice with the use of the novel Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman. Students will connect ideas and experiences through a variety of means, including games and activities, to gain understanding while reading and responding to a selection of aboriginal texts and the novel.
Infant Mortality Ratio Based on GDP*
Students will learn to analyze and create scatterplot graphs based on comparisons of infant mortality and GDP. They will use real life statistics and discuss the factors that increase infant mortality as well as discuss possible actions to change these stats. This lesson is structured to be easily used in Grades 9-11.
Trends in the Media
The Story of Stuff: Local and Global Effects of 'Stuff'.
Cross Cultural Interactions & Human Rights
This lesson focuses on cultural awareness, cross cultural interactions and the emotions and perceptions that come through experiencing differences. It is designed as an introductory less to the course with possible extension ideas included. This lesson is based around a role play activity and is aimed at getting students to realize the differences between large cultural groups as well as smaller cultural groups, such as a family.