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.”

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Social Justice Domain
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500 Lessons

A Question of Class

A media journal project exposes classism in contemporary politics.
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Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Civics

Migration and the Spirits of Life

Celebrated annually on November 2, Dia de los Muertos, or "Day of the Dead," embraces life as it pokes fun at the Grim Reaper. (Note: In some regions, the celebration spans two days, from November 1st through the 2nd, in which case it is called Dias de los Muertos.)
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Social Justice Domain

Freedom's Main Line

Learn how activists in Louisville, Kentucky successfully campaigned against segregated streetcars in 1870-71.
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Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Civics
History
Social Justice Domain

Critical Viewer Activity

In this lesson, students will be introduced to some of the hidden tactics often used by advertisers in marketing their products. Students will be asked to consider the impact of these tactics on self-esteem and body image, and to come up with some alternative advertising styles that could send healthier messages. The activities were adapted with permission from the GO GIRLS! Curriculum produced by the National Eating Disorders Association.
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Social Studies
Science & Health
Social Justice Domain