Learners reflect on a role-play scenario demonstrating fair and unfair decision-making techniques. They identify behaviors that promote or create barriers to making decisions. A Dr. Seuss book provides a discussion starter.
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Learners define the meaning of impartial and connect it to fairness through the use of a Frayer model graphic organizer.
Learners recognize that we all have biases, but we aren't always aware of them, which can create an unfair situation. Since people have different experiences, we all develop different biases. ...
In this unit, learners construct definitions for fairness, impartiality, and bias. They explore different perspectives on issues and develop empathy for other points of view.
Several questions spark conversation and critical thinking about the meaning of fairness. Learners work together to create a definition of fairness.
In response to the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, learners reflect on the barriers and challenges to addressing an unfair situation. Given a list of ways to respond to unfair situations, they match them to a list of unfair situations.
This lesson challenges learners to think of their personal responsibility to act when they observe unfair treatment. They respond to a scenario and work in small groups to make a plan of action in a specific situation of their choosing.
Play a simulation game that illustrates each individual's power to take action for the good of others.
In the final reflection, the learners connect the concepts of fairness and philanthropy through written a response to a quote or personal experience.
In this unit, learners think critically about the meaning of fairness. In the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, they identify the barriers and challenges to addressing an unfair situation.