Presentation on theme: "DiversityDiversity Valuing. Objectives PS:A2 Acquire Interpersonal Skills PS:A2.1 Recognize that everyone has rights and responsibilities PS:A2.2 Respect."— Presentation transcript:
Objectives PS:A2 Acquire Interpersonal Skills PS:A2.1 Recognize that everyone has rights and responsibilities PS:A2.2 Respect alternative points of view PS:A2.3 Recognize, accept, respect and appreciate individual differences PS:A2.4 Recognize, accept and appreciate ethnic and cultural diversity PS:A2.5 Recognize and respect differences in various family configurations
What Exactly is Diversity? Diversity refers to all the ways that individuals are unique and differ from one another.
Elements of Diversity Age Gender Ethnicity Race Physical Ability Physical Characteristics Income Education Marital Status Religious Beliefs Geographic Location Parental Status Personality Type
Primary Characteristics: Qualities We Are Born With Gender Eye Color Hair Color Race Birth Marks, etc.
Secondary Characteristics: Religion Educational Level Parental Status Geographic Location Socioeconomic Status
Views Are Like Icebergs Just as 90% of an iceberg is out of sight, very little can be determined about a person based on their appearance. Stereotypes are opinions based on their appearance.
Respect Others for Their Differences Lovejoy Middle School has 661 Students
Activity In Groups of 5 – Take out a piece of paper and write down as Many Answers as possible: Identify how you and your group members are alike Identify how you and your group members are different (Remember to respect differences; therefore, be nice!) Groups will share their list at the end of activity