Lessons

These robust, ready-to-use classroom lessons offer breadth and depth, spanning essential social justice topics and reinforcing critical social emotional learning skills.

“Teaching Tolerance provides me with the means to promote social justice, challenge bias, and engage students in discussions about diversity that would perhaps not happen otherwise.”

6 LESSONS

Common Religious Clothing

In this lesson, students will explore how articles of clothing are linked to different religions.
Grade Level
3-5
Topic
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Geography
Social Justice Domain

Analyzing Environmental Racism

This lesson has students examine data that show that disproportionately high percentages of people of color are being adversely affected by the oil spill cleanup.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Geography
ELL / ESL
Math & Technology
Science & Health
Social Justice Domain

Exploring Young Immigrant Stories

This lesson helps students appreciate diversity among their peers and the diversity of immigrants all over the world. Through hands-on exercises, students will discover similarities and differences they share with other children.
Grade Level
3-5
Topic
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Geography
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain

America by the Numbers

America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, a PBS documentary series produced by the Harlem-based Futuro Media Group, reveals how dramatic changes in the composition and demographics of the United States are playing out across the country.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
ELL / ESL
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain