Inclusive Curriculum

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This curriculum provides a framework to help guide your work as you move through the year. 

 

August/September: Identity Work and Pronoun Exploration

October/November: Thinking Critically and Unpacking Stereotypes

December: Beyond the Binary

January/February: Unlearning the "Universal He"

March/April: Using LGBTQ+ Language

May/June: Looking Back, Looking Forward - History and Activism

 

Each monthly guide provides a student goal, student-friendly definitions, book recommendations by topic, lesson plan ideas, tips for communicating with families, and additional reading for teachers. 

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Lesson

 

Plans

(K-5)

We have uploaded over 15 lesson plans from a variety of authors and organizations. These lesson plans are available for free in this Google Drive Folder. 

You'll find:

  • Templates for Class Books

     

  • Lessons about Halloween Costume Stereotypes

     

  • Strategies for looking closely at the books in your classroom library

     

  • Art lessons

     

  • History and Social Studies lessons

...and more!

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NEW 2021

 

Reading

 

Guides

(K-1st)

NEW FOR 2021!

Each book's guide includes discussion questions as well as writing assignments and artistic tasks that students can do after reading the book. Each guide also includes book-specific vocabulary, curricular tie-ins, and suggested companion texts. 

This year's guide also include a companion slide deck for virtual teachers. 

 

Featured books include:

My Rainbow​ b​y Trinity and DeShanna Neal
Boys Dance!​ by John Robert Allman
Max and Friends series​ ​by Kyle Lukoff
They, She, He Easy as ABC​ by maya & matthew

Phoenix Goes To School​ by Michelle and Phoenix Finch Neither​ by Airlie Anderson

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NEW 2021

Reading

 

Guides

(2nd-3rd)

NEW FOR 2021!

Each book's guide includes discussion questions as well as writing assignments and artistic tasks that students can do after reading the book. Each guide also includes book-specific vocabulary, curricular tie-ins, and suggested companion texts. 

This year's guide also include a companion slide deck for virtual teachers. 

 

Featured books include:

Uncle Bobby's Wedding by Sarah S. Brannen

When You Look Out The Window by Gayle E. Pitman

47,000 Beads by Koja Adeyoha and Angel Adeyoha

Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution by Joy Ellison

They Call Me Mix/Me Llamen Maestre by Lourdes Rivas

An ABC of Equality by Chana Giselle Ewing

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NEW 2021

 

Reading

 

Guides

 

(4th-5th)

NEW FOR 2021!

Each book's guide includes discussion questions as well as writing assignments and artistic tasks that students can do after reading the book. Each guide also includes book-specific vocabulary, curricular tie-ins, and suggested companion texts. 

This year's guide also include a companion slide deck for virtual teachers. 

 

Featured books include:

 Ho'onani Hula Warrior by Heather Gale

Rick by Alex Gino

The Fighting Infantryman: The Story of Albert D.J. Cashier, Transgender Civil War Soldier by Rob Sanders

The Deep & Dark Blue by Niki Smith

Ana on the Edge by A.J. Sass