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LESSON

Activism Online

This lesson introduces children to different ways young people have used the internet to work toward positive social change.
Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Sensible Consumers

As children use digital media with increasing frequency, advertisers who work with digital platforms continue to understand kids as an ideal target audience. Among other things, this means it is important to help children learn to read online ads sensibly and critically.
Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Analyzing Gender Stereotypes in Media

This lesson helps students analyze and critique messages about gender that they get from various media. Students will focus on toys and toy advertisements, challenging themselves to think past what advertisements tell them about their gender identity.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Cultural Relevancy in the Cafeteria

This lesson seeks to open students’ eyes to the variety of experiences that they and their classmates have at lunchtime. Students learn about the dietary guidelines of various ethnic and religious groups and then analyze their cafeteria's food offerings.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
Arts
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

What is Environmental Justice?

Students will learn how air pollution affects people of color and those living in poverty and will use a map to locate environmental injustice.
Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
ELL / ESL
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

What is an Atheist?

In this lesson, students learn about episodes of anti-atheist discrimination; and they develop ways to educate others about respecting nonreligious, as well as religious, diversity.
Grade Level
3-5
Topic
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Common Religious Clothing

In this lesson, students will explore how articles of clothing are linked to different religions.
Grade Level
3-5
Topic
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Geography
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Wants Versus Needs

In this lesson students explore why they want the things they want, how it feels not to have everything they want, and how to appreciate non-material possessions that can make us rich in deeper ways.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Arts
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain