Social Justice, Race and Activism

Write a petition Grades 2 and up

Building your own curriculum  If you would like to expand this work and create your own units and lessons, we highly suggest exploring Teaching Tolerance’s FREE Perspectives for a Diverse America, which is a literacy-based curriculum that marries anti-bias social justice content with the rigor of the Common Core State Standards. It offers a variety of resources including texts, tasks and strategies to engage students and allow them to demonstrate their anti-bias awareness and competency.

40+ Children’s Books about Human Rights & Social Justice All grades

Universal Rights: Celebrating The Ideal and The Struggle Collections of books for Elementary School, Middle School and High School

Child of the Civil Rights Movement: Book – Non-fiction. By Paula Young Shelton and illustrated by Raul Colon. 2009. 48 pages. A child’s unique perspective on the Civil Rights Movement by the daughter of Civil Rights activist Andrew Young.

Wonder by R.J. Palacio – The book that inspired the Choose Kind movement.http://choosekind.tumblr.com; #choosekind; CERTIFIED KIND CLASSROOM CHALLENGE 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR http://choosekind.tumblr.com/certified-kind-classroom-challenge