This Teaching Tolerance aligned lesson is about identifying injustices and understanding prejudice and discrimination. It’s the first step towards being able to stand up for others or take action towards social justice. It focuses on defining injustice, prejudice, inequality, racism, heterosexism, & sexism, identifying injustices, and determining why different scenarios are unjust and who/how someone is being harmed.
The lesson includes:
•27 Slide presentation to guide discussion and activities with suggested scripting for each slide
•Recommended book companion list
•Editable parent letter to send home after the lesson explaining the purpose and content of the lesson
•Follow-up discussion questions printable
•Student pre/post survey
This was created as either a stand-alone lesson or the third lesson in a series building up to and working to develop knowledge and skills around social justice.
*You may wish to expand this into two lessons, depending on how much time you have, especially if you incorporate a book*
It is aligned to: Teaching Tolerance’s Social Justice Anchor Standards (Justice), the American School Counseling Association’s Mindsets & Behaviors, and the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning’s (CASEL) Core Competencies.
This resource is listed for grades 3rd-6th but you know your students best! I recommend thoroughly looking over the preview to decide if this resource is developmentally appropriate for your students.
The presentation is MAC and PC compatible with a Google Sides™ link included in the lesson plan. The presentation is NOT editable, although slides can be hidden or deleted.