ERIC Number: ED063206
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Social Studies: Prejudice in America.
Abrams, Grace C.; Schmidt, Fran
This quinmester course of study for grades 7 through 12 examines the nature and causes of prejudice in a psychological, sociological, and biological frame of reference. Emphasis is upon discovering the patterns of prejudice and discrimination. Activity units require the students to investigate prejudice by inquiring affectively and cognitively into the problem. Eight units are: 1) Prejudice, requiring students to define and give examples; 2) and 3) Nature and the Causes of Prejudice; 4) Effects of Prejudice Politically, Socially, and Economically; 5) Role of Society; 6) Role of Mass Media; 7) Role of Private and Government Institutions and Agencies; and, 8) Role of the Individual. An extensive bibliography of textual and audio visual materials is included. Related documents are: SO 002 708 through SO 002 718, SO 002 768 through SO 002 792, and SO 002 949 through SO 002 970. (Author/SJM)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Behavioral Objectives, Bias, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Guides, Junior High Schools, Racial Attitudes, Racial Differences, Racial Discrimination, Resource Materials, Secondary Schools, Social Attitudes, Social Bias, Social Discrimination, Social Studies, Units of Study
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.