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

How Fair Use Works

This lesson focuses on copyright and fair use. Students will discuss these concepts and then complete a project demonstrating what they learned.
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Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain

You Are the Product

In this lesson, students will explore the concept of “going viral” and how advertisers use social media to promote their products and identify potential customers.
Grade Level
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain

Pauli Murray: Fighting Jane and Jim Crow

This lesson is part of The Role of Gay Men and Lesbians in the Civil Rights Movement series. This series introduces students to four lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people of African descent, and their allies. All four—James Baldwin, Lorraine Hansberry, Pauli Murray, Bayard Rustin—were indispensable to the ideas, strategies and activities that made the civil rights movement a successful political and social revolution.
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Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Social Justice Domain