The curated resources linked below are an initial sample of the resources coming from a collaborative and rigorous review process with the EAD Content Curation Task Force.
The ten lessons in this unit explore themes of identity and community while helping students and teachers build a productive, safe learning environment. They are especially appropriate for use in middle school classrooms of any subject at the beginning of the school year.
Facing History and Ourselves
Students will examine the life and actions of John Brown through primary sources and historical narrative.
Bill of Rights Institute
Through a word association activity and an examination of a TED talk, students explore the ways labels and stereotypes are used to create a ‘single story’ about people and places. Students reflect on, and share, the impact labels and stereotypes have had on their own lives. They identify strategies they can use to counteract the negative impact of stereotypes.