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Physical Differences

Physical Differences - Charles Ayre, Dan Pomposelli, Cathryn Calhoun
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade Level: Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Group Size: 6 or more students
Objectives:Students will be able to recognize physical differences such as skin color, gender, height, eyes, etc. amongst two entities (people and/or animals) through reading and discussion of...

Physical Differences - Sara Conway, Barbara Geary, Joy Evans
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level:Early Pre-School (Ages 2-3)
Length of Lesson: 20 minutes
Objectives: 1. The children will be able to recognize that everyone is different. 2. The children will be able to recognize and better understand others and themselves with differently "abled" doll equipment and block people. 3. As the children...

Physical Differences - Becky Weiler, Kelly Lewis, and Justin O'Toole
Subject Area: Diversity, Social Studies
Grade level:Preschool (Ages 3-4)
Length of Lesson: 25 minutes
Objectives:The students will be able to:

  • Discuss the differences/similarities of their friends and others, after reading the book, We Can Do It!
  • Explore and express their ideas, senses, and feelings on being different, through actively participating in a class activity, based on using their sense of touch and smell.

Physical Differences  - Jessica Zuber and Deanne Lowe
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level:Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Objectives: After today's lesson children will be able to recognize physical differences in appearance and disabilities. They will experience having physical disabilities. Students will compare similarities and differences. Students will also...

Physical Differences  - Eleanor Vistein
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level:Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Objectives: The children will be able to recognize differences and similarities in people's appearances and abilities. The children will each assume the role of a person with a disability while participating in a cooperative activity.

Physical Differences - Karen Bowman, Megan Tannous, Andrew Clare
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level:Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: Three 20-minute lessons
Group Size: Six students Objectives: Upon completion of an activity on physical differences TSWBAT name at least four out of six individual characteristics that vary from person to person.

Physical Differences - John Cerra & Jenn Eckenrode
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level:Middle School (Grades 6-8)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Objectives: 1. Students will understand the five senses and how they relate to individuals with disabilities. 2. Students will experience loss of sight in a blindfolding activity to understand a blind person's perspective. 3. Students will...