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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.”

500 LESSONS

Exploring Our School Community

In this lesson students will students will interview adults and peers who are part of their school community and identify “gifts” that make the community special. Extension activities explore science elements raised in the story.
Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Arts
ELL / ESL
Science & Health
Social Justice Domain

The Civil Rights Memorial

In this lesson, students will work from core readings and then apply creative and critical thinking skills to design a monument for one of these later movements.
Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Arts
Social Justice Domain

What is Community?

In this lesson students will identify people and places that make their own neighborhoods special. Extension activities explore science elements raised in the story.
Grade Level
K-2
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Arts
ELL / ESL
Science & Health
Social Justice Domain

Understanding Disabilities

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

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