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Literature

My Name was Hussein

Hussein, the narrator of My Name Was Hussein, lives in Bulgaria. His Muslim family takes great pride in their religion and traditions. But soldiers soon arrive in their village and force all of the Muslims to adopt Christian names, thereby inhibiting their freedom and identities.
Grade Level
Hristo Kyuchukov
Subject
Civics
History
Economics
Geography
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

What Do Halloween Costumes Say?

This lesson, adaptable across grades, is designed to help students look critically at the different Halloween costumes marketed to them in the media and other places. In schools where Halloween is observed, the activity can be used to develop guidelines for acceptable holiday garb.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
ELL / ESL
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain
LESSON

Thanksgiving Mourning

In this activity, students will explore the perspectives of two Native American authors about the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday and then write journal entries.
Grade Level
Subject
Social Studies
History
Social Justice Domain
ARTICLE

"What Is Being Normalized?"

TT Educator Grants support social justice work at the classroom, school and district level. TT's grant manager caught up with grantee Chris Hass, whose project included families in his students' social justice education.