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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

Exploring Influential Minority Women

What advantages or disadvantages do I notice because of identity groups?
How is my life easier or more difficult based on who I am and where I was born?
What contributions have people made to justice and fairness historically?
Are stereotypes fair?

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Social Justice Domains
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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

diversity

What identities do I share with my family? What identities do I have that are different from my family?
What groups do I belong to?
How do I know I’m part of a group?
What identities do I share with my family? What identities do I have that are different from my family?
What are my identities?
How do I...

Grade Level
K-2
Subject
Digital Literacy
History
Arts
ELL / ESL
Math & Technology
Science & Health
Social Justice Domains