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LESSON

Art and Racial Justice: What is in a Self-Portrait?

In this lesson, students will look at a few self-portraits of people of color and think about the role of art in struggles for racial justice. Then students will consider what they might want to show about themselves or their various identity groups through a self-portrait.
Grade Level
Subject
Arts
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Painting Beauty: Creating Self-Portraits

This lesson is the fifth in a series called “The Different Colors of Beauty.” The goal of these lessons is to help students develop their racial or ethnic identities in a safe and open classroom environment, and appreciate the broad spectrum of beauty in our diverse, multicultural world.
Grade Level
K-2
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
Arts
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Sharing Our Colors: Writing Poetry

This lesson is the third in a series called “The Different Colors of Beauty.” The goal of these lessons is to help students develop their racial or ethnic identities in a safe and open classroom environment, while being aware of our multicultural and diverse world.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
SEL
Arts
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Different Colors of Beauty

The overall goal of these lessons is to help students develop their racial or ethnic identities in a safe and open classroom environment. Each lesson capitalizes on a slightly different modality of learning. The lessons
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
SEL
Arts
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain