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HEART Humane Education: Find Your Voice (Grades 3-5)

HEART Humane Education: Find Your Voice (Grades 3-5)
HEART Humane Education: Find Your Voice (Grades 3-5)
HEART Humane Education: Find Your Voice (Grades 3-5)
HEART Humane Education: Find Your Voice (Grades 3-5)
HEART Humane Education: Find Your Voice (Grades 3-5)
HEART Humane Education: Find Your Voice (Grades 3-5)
HEART Humane Education: Find Your Voice (Grades 3-5)
HEART Humane Education: Find Your Voice (Grades 3-5)
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ESSENTIAL QUESTION
What do people need to know about one another for optimal understanding and mutual respect?

OVERVIEW
In this activity, students will be able to find their voice by giving others insight into their identity as a member of a group they believe is misunderstood. They will be asked a series of questions that may help clear up misconceptions and create an opportunity for greater understanding among individuals and groups of students.

OBJECTIVES
Students will be able to…
 Define stereotype.
 Identify and share relevant information about groups to which the students belong.
 Develop a deeper understanding about peers and their group identities through shared discussion.
 Participate in bridging the gaps between people by speaking honestly and listening empathetically.

Check out our 100% free common core aligned lessons that teach students to be caring and compassionate toward people, animals, and our planet. HEART's ready to print lesson plans and activities teach ELA, literacy and math skills from Kindergarten to middle school to high school.

This lesson is from our new 2017-18 comprehensive resource guide Justice for All: Educating Youth for Social Responsibility. Comprehensive humane education addresses human rights, animal protection, environmental ethics, and the ways in which these areas are interconnected. Imagine a world where children learn to peacefully co-exist with one another; a world where children learn to respect and honor the environment; a world where children learn to protect the myriad species with whom we share this planet. Humane education encourages students to think about their responsibility to the earth and all of its inhabitants, and provides youth with the tools to make more informed and compassionate choices. By allowing students to learn crucial information and develop solutions for many of the modern issues facing our world, humane education promises to usher in a global community that is prepared to make the planet a more peaceful and sustainable place.

Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers (HEART) and the Peace Learning Center have partnered to create this resource guide to help educate youth for social responsibility. HEART’s mission is to foster compassion and respect toward all living beings and the environment. As a full service humane education provider in New York City, Chicago, Indianapolis and Portland Oregon, HEART conducts student programs (in-school, after-school and in summer camps), offers professional development workshops for teachers both nationally and internationally, develops educational resources, and advocates for humane education. The Peace Learning Center educates, inspires and empowers people to live peacefully. It has served more than 200,000 people since its inception in 1997. Growing worldwide, Peace Learning Center now has programs in eight USA cities and five countries.

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10 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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