Diversity - Student 2

Foundational

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Student Activity Sheet A

Study the image above. What are the differences and similarities of the characters?

List the Differences

List the Similarities

Student Activity Sheet B

1. What did you learn from the charts and graphs your teacher created?

2. What physical attributes did you identify with?

3. When you were included with the most attributes how did it make you feel?

4. When you were included with the least attributes how did it make you feel?

Student Activity Sheet C

Directions: Think about the script read/played for the class and complete the questions below.

1. Who are the characters in the script?

2. How does Donny show acceptance of Anoop?

3. How do you think Anoop felt when Donny made fun of his name?

Student Activity Sheet D

Directions: In the scripts below circle in purple two nouns that name a person and one noun that names a place. In red, circle two verbs. Underline the punctuation used.

Remember:

A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.

A verb names describe an action, a state, or an occurrence.

Example script demonstrating two people understanding diversity appropriately:
Anoop: Hi, my name is Anoop. What is your name?
Donny: My name is Donny. I've never heard of a name like yours. Where are you from?
Anoop: India.
Donny: I have never been to India. What is it like there?
Annop: India is usually very hot and sunny. But when it rains, it really rains hard and sometimes for days!
Donny: Wow! I didn’t know that. Let me introduce you to my friends.

Example script demonstrating two people not understanding diversity:
Anoop: Hi, my name is Anoop. What is your name?
Donny: My name is Donny. I've never heard of a name like yours. Where are you from?
Anoop: India.
Donny: Your name is really funny sounding. I never want to go to India.


Student Topic Checkout

Directions: Complete the following questions.

  1. In your own words, what is diversity?
  2. Explain the differences and similarities that you see between you and your classmates that you may not have seen before.
  3. If a new student came to your school tomorrow who was different from you and your classmates, what could you do to make them feel welcome?