21-22 MSHS: Week 29, Day 5

Prompt Today we’re going to do a few activities so we can experience just a little what it might be like to have a handicap. Let’s get our pen and paper. • Write a sentence with your non-dominant hand. [You can give them a sentence if you wish, or let them...

21-22 MSHS: Week 29, Day 4

Prompt Imagine you were handicapped in some way. What do you think you would wish people understood? [Let students offer ideas. Then read these to them.] The following is a partial list of what people with disabilities wish others understood: This is life for many....

21-22 MSHS: Week 29, Day 3

Note Looking ahead, students should have paper and pencil/pen on Friday. Introduction Today’s prompt will be more effective if students write rather than replying verbally. Either will work. Prompt Perhaps you have always been healthy and able, but imagine you...

21-22 MSHS: Week 29, Day 2

Prompt This week we’re focusing on being aware of how we might be reluctant to approach people with disability (be it visible or unseen). Today we’re just going to reveal the uncertainties that cause us to hesitate to approach or befriend someone challenged with a...

21-22 MSHS: Week 29, Day 1

Introduction This week we’re going to bring awareness to our understanding of disability. Disability doesn’t necessarily keep someone from becoming known for a remarkable skill or achievement. Prompt We’re going to explore a range of disabilities, our struggles...