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ERIC Number: ED392722
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 146
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Educating for a Just Society, Grades 7-12.
McGinnis, Kathleen
This manual examines peace and justice themes with a specific domestic focus on issues rooted in the cultural, political, social, and economic fiber of the U.S. culture and economy. Each unit begins with overall goals for the unit with lessons developed around each goal. The lessons include brief background information for the teacher and suggested classroom activities. Worksheets accompany many units. Recommended written and audiovisual resources are listed. The volume contains the following: (1) "How To Use This Manual"; (2) "Introduction"; (3) "Conflict Resolution and Dealing with Violence"; (4) "Ageism"; (5) "Justice for People with Disabilities"; (6) "Sexism"; (7) "Racism"; (8) "Multicultural Education"; (9) "Poverty in the United States"; and (10) "Advertising and the Media." (EH)
Institute for Peace and Justice, 4144 Lindell Boulevard, Suite 124, St. Louis, MO 63108, telephone: 214-918-2630.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Peace and Justice, St. Louis, MO.