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Diversity Resources for Teachers

Teach students to respect differences among people in their community and around the world by using the resources below for elementary, intermediate, or high school students. You'll find printables that promote tolerance and understanding, and lessons about immigrant families. Art, reading, and writing activities will help familiarize students with the history and traditions of different religions and ethnic groups.

Printables, Grades K-5

Same Name Word Puzzle
Similar and Different
Celebrations Around the World
Seedfolks Teacher's Guide
Paper Doll Cut-Outs
Thanks Around the World
World Class Recipes
More Popular Diversity Printables

Printables, Grades 6-12

The Color of Water
Civil and Human Rights Discussion Guide
Kente Cloth
Celebrating Diversity with Art: January-March (3-6)
Beyond Blame -- Complete Unit
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Introduction to Religious Diversity
More Diversity Printables

Lesson Plans

An Immigrant's Story
Immigrants' Experiences
Immigrant Families
How Do You Say Hello?

Art, Music, Drama, & Diversity Connected

Celebrating Diversity with Art: April-June (3-6)
Where I Live
Different Just Like Me April Coloring Page
Different Just Like Me Station Coloring Page
Music Migrated, Too!
Celebrating Diversity with Art: July-September (3-6)
More Diversity Resources for Art, Music, & Drama

Immigration Resources

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Immigrants' Experiences
Immigrant Families
Acadian History
The Importance of Wings Discussion Guide
More Immigration Teacher Resources

Literature & Diversity Connected

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Reading Warm-Up for Gr. 1 & 2: Christmas Tamales
A Teaching Guide to the World of Ezra Jack Keats
Journal of Children of the World
Children from Australia to Zimbabwe Excerpt
Don't Say Ain't Discussion Guide
More Literature Resources for Diversity

Reading, Language Arts, & Diversity Connected

Same Name Word Puzzle
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
How Do You Say Hello?
Civil and Human Rights Discussion Guide
Spanish-English Flashcards for The Story of Ferdinand
Teaching Astronomy with Multicultural Mythology
Celebrate African-American Heritage & Culture
More Diversity Resources for Reading & Language Arts

Diversity Resources for History Class

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Immigrants' Experiences
Immigrant Families
Supporting Tolerance and Cultural Understanding at Home and Around the World
Has the Past Been Just? Handouts
Métis Heritage Flag
Sharing the Hispanic-American Heritage Experience
More Diversity Resources for History Class

Religious Diversity Resources

Confessions of a Closet Catholic Teacher's Guide
Religious Intolerance in European History
More Religion & Diversity Resources

Diversity Resources for Holidays

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Ho! Ho! Ho! The History of Christmas
White Cane Safety Day
Sharing the Asian American Heritage Experience
Celebrating Diversity with Art: October-December (3-6)
Join Hands Discussion & Activity Guide
More Diversity Resources for Holidays

Cross-Cultural Resources

Same Name Word Puzzle
Has the Past Been Just? Handouts
Beyond Blame -- Complete Unit
Beyond Blame -- Additional Resources
How Can You Prevent Injustice? Handouts
What is Justice? What is the Injustice Here?
What is Justice? What is the Injustice Here? Handouts
More Cross-Cultural Resources

Black History Month Resources

African Folk Tales: Background Information
A Raisin in the Sun
Maniac Magee Literature Guide
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Billie Holiday's Song "Strange Fruit"
Top 10 Black History Month Worksheets (6-12)
Slavery & The Civil War – Videos & Activities
More Black History Month – Teacher Resources

Asian-American History Resources

Chinese Music
Making an Erhu
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Has the Past Been Just?
Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet
Paper Making
Making a Koto
More Asian-Pacific-American History Teacher Resources

Hispanic Heritage Resources

Introduction to Mariachi Music
The House on Mango Street
Traditional Circle Game from Puerto Rico
Picasso's Guernica
Mexico's Day of the Dead
Mexican-American Mariachi Music
Make a Tunable Drum
More Hispanic Heritage Resources for Teachers

Native-American Heritage Resources

Tipi Pattern
Island of the Blue Dolphins Activities
The Trail of Tears
Indian Symbols and Meanings
The Navajo Code Talkers
Sign of the Beaver
Native American Music: Call-and-Response
More American Indians & Native Americans - Teacher Resources

Equality Resources

Thinking about Prejudice
Amelia Earhart's Solo Flight
Prejudice: Balanced or Biased?
The Kindness-Catcher Camera
Women's Suffrage Art Project
YMCA Word Search
African-Americans and Others Fight Discrimination
More Equality Resources

Additional Diversity Resources

Understanding Different Points of View
Beyond Blame: Reacting to the 9/11 Terrorist Attack
Multicultural Music Resources
Culturally Diverse Students with Learning Problems
Crossover Children – LD and Gifted

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