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.

149 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

    Members of a Democratic Society: Spartan Country

  • Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said?
  • Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • How does privilege shape the lives of individuals and groups?
  • How have people advocated and fought for justice throughout history?
  • Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said?
  • Grade Level

    Exploring Social Justice and Activism

  • How can supporting a belief build identity and activism?
  • What makes us who we are?
  • Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Social Studies
    History
    Social Justice Domains

    Student Growth Initiative

  • What makes us who we are?
  • Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
  • How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • What does it feel like to be belittled or criticized because of your identity?
  • How can we celebrate what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said?
  • Why do we feel empathy for others when they are mistreated?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    SEL
    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
    Teaching Tolerance teacher doing research in book store

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