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LESSON

Choosing Reliable Sources

This lesson, part of the Digital Literacy series, addresses the importance of locating and verifying reliable sources when working with online information. This lesson is aimed at a young audience and operates on the assumption that many students in the class are not yet reading and writing independently.
Grade Level
K-2
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Exploring Gender Stereotypes Through Role Plays

This lesson offers role plays and essential questions to guide students as they participate. Children have a chance to use creative, dramatic expression to consider not only the roots of gender stereotypes, but also their consequences and strategies for counteracting them.
Grade Level
K-2
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

What is Empathy?

This lesson explicitly teaches students to be more conscious of other people’s feelings to create a more accepting and respectful school community.
Grade Level
K-2
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
SEL
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Advertisements of Our Own

This is the thirteenth, and final, lesson in the Reading Ads with a Social Justice Lens series. This lesson gives students a chance to reflect on what they have learned. By working collaboratively to create their own advertisements, children will not only synthesize their understanding of the topics, but also show that they are thinkers as well as activists.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Economics
Arts
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Activate Activism: Creating Our Mural, Part Two

This is the second part of a two-part lesson. Now that students have begun work on their activist murals, they must spend time thinking about managing their time and materials. It will also be important for them to remind themselves and each other of their messages and ultimate goals.
Grade Level
Subject
Civics
Arts
Social Justice Domain