We found 79 resources with the keyterm social justice
Martin Luther King Jr. and the Power of WordsLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It is easy to forget the power that written or spoken word can have in effecting change. Using quotations from such inspirational leaders as Maya Angelou, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King Jr., encourage your class members to...
Literature Study Guide: To Kill a MockingbirdLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Teaching tools designed to support student-centered literature study. Geared toward homeschoolers reading Harper Lee's book To Kill a Mockingbird, I would use these in my classroom. The materials are applicable to any text: graphic...
Increase Kindness, Defeat Bullying: Lady Gaga's Born This Way FoundationLesson Planet
7th - 9th
High-interest content captures your most reluctant readers and class participants. Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, in collaboration with Harvard University, seeks to nurture a culture of kindness and reduce bullying. Excerpts from...
Spinelli's Maniac Magee (excerpt): Reading and Critical Thinking PracticeLesson Planet
4th - 6th
A brief, dialogue-rich passage from Jerry Spinelli's novel Maniac Magee is accompanied by a well-written literacy assessment tool. Thematic content lends itself to age-appropriate discussions about race relations and social justice....
RBG Dr. Martin Luther Jr. Studies Lesson Plan-GuideLesson Planet
1st - 6th
Explore Martin Luther King Jr. Students listen to a speech given by Martin Luther King, and interpret his message. They discuss civil rights and how Martin Luther King Jr. exhibited good citizenship, then brainstorm ways in which they...
Lesson 2: NAACP's Anti-Lynching Campaign in the 1930'sLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students examine the anti-lynching campaign sponsored by the NAACP in the 1930's. In this social justice lesson, students study the history of the anti-lynching campaign and determine why it was not successful. Students conduct research...
Karma Tycoon (Video Game): Running a Nonprofit UnitLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Your class learns to launch and operate a nonprofit, procure funding, manage finances, and help others with this superbly designed unit. Includes well-crafted activities, Internet research, worksheets, vocabulary, and a high-interest...
Strategies for Change: A Debate Among Four African American LeadersLesson Planet
8th - 12th
In this social justice worksheet, students select one of the 4 listed African-American advocates listed to role play in a Reconstruction debate. Students respond to 5 short answer questions to help them prepare for the debate.
Who’s Got Rights? An Introduction to Human Rights and Human Rights DefendersLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students explore human rights issues. In this social justice lesson, students examine human rights as they read segments of the "Universal Declaration of Human Rights," discuss photographs with human rights implications, and play a human...