by Phillip Martin
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Objectives Students will be
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SOCIAL SCIENCE / GLOBAL STUDIES Objectives
1 Recognize the interconnectedness of global and local inequities, the human struggle for rights, self-determination, social justice, and a better life.
2 Recognize diverse and universal human values
3 Develop an appreciation for cultural differences and similarities
4 Strengthen cultural consciousness and respect for human dignity
5 Develop an open-mindedness and resistance to stereotyping, increase inclination to empathize and combat prejudice and discrimination
6 Practice skills in perspective taking, cross-cultural awareness, communication, interaction, collaboration, and conflict management
7 Collect, analyze, and evaluate information from different perspectives and worldviews
1 Access information efficiently and effectively.
2 Evaluate information critically and competently.
3 Use information effectively and creatively.
4 Produce and communicate information and ideas in appropriate formats.
About two weeks of class time. Individual activities have been broken down
for clarification in the lesson.
Small groups for research, creation of web sites or PowerPoint presentations
Large groups for acting out African folk tales
Whole class for pre-researching activities