1. Topic-
2. Content-
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Understand the roles and interactions of individuals and groups in society
2. Recognize the feelings and perspective of others
3. Recognize individual and group similarities and differences
4. Objectives-
Understand diversity as ways we are different that make us unique and interesting
5. Materials and Aids-
felt in various colors, glue, sequins, glitter, scissors, pictures, writing paper
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Write "diversity on the board and then ask the students if they have ever heard of diversity
2.Ask the following questions:
-What makes you different from everyone else in the room?
-Has anyone ever treated you differently for being different than them?
-Are those things that you can change? Or things you were born having?
3.Continue probing for answers until you feel the students have a grasp on what makes them unique and interesting

B. Development-

1.Make a pictorial quilt piece of myself
2.Write a paragraph explaining the different items on my quilt piece
3.Display my quilt piece and explain to the class what it means to me

C. Practice-

1.Each student creates a quilt piece representing themselves
2.Write a paragraph explaining their quilt pieces
3.Explain to the class what their quilt piece means

D. Independent Practice-

If the students understand we are different individuals who can get along

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.Write a poem
2.Write a song

F. Checking for understanding-

1.The student explains quilt piece with meaning
2.The student appreciates other quilt pieces
3.Respect is shown for all

G. Closure-

1.Make a wall display of all the quilt pieces - creating a classroom quilt
2.Have the students give examples of where each one of them are different
7. Evaluation-
1.Finished quilt piece
2.Finished writing project

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