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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.”

126 LESSONS

Text-dependent Questions for "The Lockdown"

Text-dependent Questions accompany "The Lockdown."
Grade Level
9-12
Topic
Race & Ethnicity
Class
Rights & Activism
Subject
Social Studies
Civics
History
Social Justice Domain
Justice

Chapter 1: Editorials

An excerpt from A Whale Hunt, How a Native-American Village Did What No One Thought It Could by Robert Sullivan. This piece is to accompany "Holding Onto Heritage: Native Whale Hunts & Diversity" lesson.
Grade Level
9-12
Topic
Race & Ethnicity
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Social Justice Domain
Diversity

Cultural Relevancy in the Cafeteria

This lesson seeks to open students’ eyes to the variety of experiences that they and their classmates have at lunchtime. Students learn about the dietary guidelines of various ethnic and religious groups and then analyze their cafeteria's food offerings.
Grade Level
3-5
6-8
9-12
Topic
Race & Ethnicity
Religion
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
Arts
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
Justice

Critiquing Hate Crimes Legislation

This lesson leads students to analyze the nature of hate and explore legislation that addresses hate crimes.
Grade Level
9-12
Topic
Race & Ethnicity
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Civics
Arts
Social Justice Domain
Justice