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Teaching Tolerance

What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
Why do some people choose to avoid those who are different? Why do others seek diversity?
What does it mean to say that there is strength in diversity?

Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

Teaching Tolerance

What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?

What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?

How are rights understood and valued differently across cultures?

Why do some people choose to avoid those who are different? Why do others seek diversity?

What does it mean to...

Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Civics
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

Examining How the Media Tells Stories

Examine stories in newspaper articles, television reports, and websites - How are different cultural groups represented?
Are these representations accurate and fair? 
Do you find any biases within the reporting?
How does bias impact the individuals whose stories are being misrepresented? 
Do you agree with the way most of the stories are being told? 
What is an alternative way the...

Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

Tolerance in ELA

What problems arise when we relate to people as members of a group, rather than as unique individuals?
What shared beliefs have inspired social justice movements in history?
How can the lived experiences of individuals reflect social inequities?

Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

Teaching Tolerance

How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
What part do culture and history play in the formation of our individual and collective identities?
How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling...

Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

Gender and LGBTQ Diversity

How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside...

Grade Level
Subject
Arts
Social Justice Domains