ERIC Number: ED273724
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Being Fair and Being Free: A Human Relations Program for the Secondary School.
B'nai B'rith, New York, NY. Anti-Defamation League.
The purpose of this instructional kit is to provide secondary school teachers with activities and discussion topics to help students understand the nature of prejudice and how it conflicts with basic American values. The materials presented address seven educational objectives: (1) helping students understand that pluralism is a basic characteristic of our society; (2) helping students understand that our nation derives strength from two sources--from the intellectual and social ferment that comes from diversity coupled with the stability that comes from sharing common values; (3) helping students understand the nature of prejudice; (4) helping students understand the prejudice is un-American--that it attacks the vary basic structure of our society; (5) informing students about the consequences of prejudice both for individuals and for society; (6) elaborating on the forms prejudice take and alerting students to the specific dangers each represents; and (7) helping students understand that each of them has a role in the fight against prejudice. (KH)
Descriptors: Bias, Civil Rights, Democratic Values, High Schools, Human Relations, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Minority Groups, Racial Relations, Social Discrimination
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 823 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: B'nai B'rith, New York, NY. Anti-Defamation League.