“Who Wants to Join the Klan?” Exercise

Objectives:  To illustrate how easily people might be lured into joining organizations that promote prejudice and intolerance.

Audience:  High school students and adults

Materials Needed: Copies of the questionnaire and writing utensils

Time Required: 30 – 90 minutes depending on option chosen and length of discussion

This teaching tool can be used in two ways. Read over the directions and questions in both options and decide which option will work best for your class. 

Teacher Directions (PDF file)
Questionnaire Handout (PDF file)
Original Questionnaire (PDF file)


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