Grade 4 Religion Lesson Plans

LESSON 1: Discrimination

Time Frame:
Two 40-minute periods

Specific Curriculum Outcome:
8.1  Recognize different forms of discrimination

Lesson Objective:
To recognize the effects of discrimination

Skills and Processes:
In this lesson students will

Overview:
Students will engage in a group activity to learn about the effects of discrimination. They will then visit the Let’s Teach About Women website to find examples of discrimination against women in society.

Activity 1

The teacher will divide the class into groups by gender. The female group will be given a special privilege.

Activity 2

Students will engage in a class discussion. Suggested questions:

Activity 3

Teachers will instruct students to visit the Let’s Teach About Women website to find examples of discrimination and the measures used to fight it. Possible examples students could explore are the Matrimonial Property Act, Jury Duty Reform Act, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Section 28. After they view the site, you may wish to review the content with them to ensure they understand what each specific act of discrimination was about.

LESSON 2: Discrimination (con’t)

Activity 4

Students will engage in a class discussion on ways to overcome discrimination. Suggested questions:

Assessment Ideas:
Teachers will evaluate students on their ability to: