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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.”

22 LESSONS

Understanding Disabilities

This lesson helps students increase knowledge about people with disabilities and explore ways to sensitively communicate with people with disabilities.
Grade Level
6-8
9-12
Topic
Ability
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
Diversity

What is a Disability?

This lesson helps students increase knowledge about people with disabilities and explore ways to sensitively communicate with people with disabilities.
Grade Level
K-2
3-5
Topic
Ability
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
Diversity

What is Differently Abled?

In this lesson, students will work toward understanding what it means to have a learning disability.
Grade Level
K-2
3-5
Topic
Ability
Bullying & Bias
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Civics
Arts
Social Justice Domain
Justice
Action

How Can I Fight the Stigma of Disease?

In this lesson, students will explore the ways people with a critical health condition or disease might feel, as well as various ways they can support and show compassion toward those who are living with an illness.
Grade Level
9-12
Topic
Ability
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
Arts
Social Justice Domain
Diversity

How Can I Treat Someone with Dignity?

In this lesson, students will explore the ways people with a critical health condition or disease might feel, as well as various ways they can support and show compassion toward those who are living with an illness.
Grade Level
6-8
Topic
Ability
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
Arts
Social Justice Domain
Diversity

Showing Compassion

In this lesson, students will explore the ways people with a critical health condition or disease might feel, as well as various ways they can support and show compassion toward those who are living with an illness.
Grade Level
3-5
Topic
Ability
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
Arts
Social Justice Domain
Diversity

What is Compassion?

In this lesson, students will explore the ways people with a critical health condition or disease might feel, as well as various ways they can support and show compassion toward those who are living with an illness.
Grade Level
K-2
Topic
Ability
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
Arts
Social Justice Domain
Diversity