Tagged Social Justice

Rants: Not Just for Complaining!

by Erika Luckert  In Erika Luckert’s lesson plan, students explore “ranting” as a practice for relieving emotional angst and building an argument. Grade: 7th Genre(s): Poetry and prose Download: Rants: Not Just for Complaining!   Common Core State Standards (Refer to the ELA Standards > Writing > Grade 7):  ELA-LITERACY.W.7.3.A: Engage and orient the reader by establishing a…

May My Heart Be Strong

The Place of Hope by Mexx (6th grade) May I be able to see the world in just one leap. May I have water, Kryptonian DNA, and the bright yellow sun. May I return to the home where I lived happily with my family. May I have a heart that never gives up. Please don’t…

Creating an Inclusive Classroom for Transgender Students:
Lessons from the Corporate and Nonprofit World

By Nicole Giannone  Nicole Giannone shares their personal experience with training others in LGBTQ competency in the workplace. With a specific focus on Transgender and Gender Non-Confirming issues, much of the information that Nicole provides can also serve as actionable guidance for classroom teachers looking to create a safe and welcoming learning environment for all…

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