Subject: Social Studies
Students write about a personal experience with prejudice, either
as the victim, perpetrator, or bystander.
- Students will process Dr. Fisch’s experience through their own
- Students will recognize the modern faces of prejudice and
understand the relevance of Dr. Fisch’s message.
Prejudice, discrimination, oppression, perpetrator, scapegoat.
Describe an experience of discrimination when you were the victim,
perpetrator, witness, or bystander.
- What led up to the event?
- Do you think it could have been avoided?
- Describe the event itself.
- How did you feel while this was happening?
- Think about the other people who were there—either joining in
or watching. How do you think they felt?
Add a section to the bottom of your paper called Final Thoughts.
Write about what you learned from these experiences and how it relates
to Dr. Fisch’s story and message.
- It has been said that "history is written by the
victors." What does that mean? Is it still true?
- What new things can we learn from the victim’s story?