We Are One World
The purpose of this unit is to raise awareness of stereotypes, forms of bias and discrimination faced by peers and others every day. The denial of basic rights to people all over the world will also be addressed with students learning about life in other countries.
Students explore the preconceived opinions that we have about people based on first impressions and lack of understanding of different perspectives. Students explore examples of bias in their own personal experiences.
Students will examine examples of discrimination, prejudice, and bias in countries around the world.
Students will examine lifestyles of people in selected countries and compare their findings to American lifestyles.
Students will use electronic media to prepare and present the information researched in the previous lesson. A comparison will be made between the lifestyles of the United States and a selected foreign country. Economic conditions, human-environment interaction and human rights will be compared and contrasted.