Learning Plans

Learning Plans are built by teachers and reflect backward design. The Learning Plan Builder allows you to combine the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards, Common Core-aligned literacy strategies and student performance tasks with windows-and-mirrors texts from the Perspectives library. The result is a comprehensive, literacy-based plan that is both rigorous and relevant.

Browse, search, save and choose your favorites from this collection of Learning Plans created by Teaching Tolerance staff and TT users. You can build your own plan at any point by selecting the blue Build a Learning Plan button on any page or the red Teach This button on any article.

At the heart of all Learning Plans are the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards. Not familiar with the Standards? Learn more here.

77 PUBLIC LEARNING PLANS

Diversity @ The Heritage School

  • -What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • -How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • -What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • -What is the relationship between diversity and inequality?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    ELL / ESL
    Social Justice Domains

    Being a Friend Not a Bully through Ethnicity Similarities

  • What groups do I belong to?
  • How do I know I’m part of a group?
  • How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
  • What identities do I share with my family and friends? What identities do I have that are different from my family and friends?
  • How do people show that they are proud of themselves?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Social Justice Domains

    Gender Identity and Sexuality

  • What is gender and sexuality?
  • How are gender and sexuality related to identity?
  • Why are words powerful?
  • Why are people scared to share their identity?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Social Justice Domains

    The Skin I'm In

  • What does it mean to have a healthy relationship with peers?
  • Why is it important for people to reflect about their own character traits?
  • How and why do people try to influence others?
  • Identify an individual who has been inspirational or supportive to you. What are some of their attributes and how did they use those attributes to support you in a specific moment of your life.
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Social Justice Domains

    Expressing Identity through the Arts

  • What is identity?
  • What are group identities and how do they describe me? Others?
  • How am I self-aware?
  • How do I identify myself?
  • How do I get to know others and allow others to get to know all of me?
  • What has happened throughout history to people like me?
  • What does it mean to feel good about myself and how can I express that I like who I am?
  • How can I be proud of who I am and celebrate others?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    History
    Economics
    Geography
    Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Science & Health
    Social Justice Domains
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