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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.”

499 LESSONS

What is Ageism?

This lesson helps students to determine and analyze their own ageist attitudes and break down stereotypes about people of different ages.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domain

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.
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
Arts
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain

Analyzing Environmental Justice

This lesson helps students understand how pollution disproportionately affects people who are poor and members of racial and ethnic minorities as well as use a map to locate environmental injustice.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
ELL / ESL
Math & Technology
Science & Health
Social Justice Domain

What is Environmental Justice?

Students will learn how air pollution affects people of color and those living in poverty and will use a map to locate environmental injustice.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
ELL / ESL
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain

What is an Atheist?

In this lesson, students learn about episodes of anti-atheist discrimination; and they develop ways to educate others about respecting nonreligious, as well as religious, diversity.
Grade Level
Social Justice Domain