Classroom Resources

From film kits and lesson plans to the building blocks of a customized Learning Plan—texts, student tasks and teaching strategies—our resources will help you bring relevance, rigor and social emotional learning into your classroom—all for FREE.

Not sure where to begin? Get to know our Social Justice Standards, anchor standards and age-appropriate learning outcomes divided into four domains—Identity, Diversity, Justice and Action. The Standards provide a common language and a road map for anti-bias education at every grade level.




These robust, ready-to-use classroom lessons offer breadth and depth, spanning essential social justice topics and reinforcing critical social emotional learning skills.

Learning Plans

These Learning Plans reflect backward design, combining the Learning for Justice Social Justice Standards, Common Core-aligned literacy strategies and student performance tasks with windows-and-mirrors texts from the Perspectives library. The result is a comprehensive learning plan that is both rigorous and relevant. 

Student Texts

This multi-genre, multi-media library of short texts aligns with the Common Core's recommendations for text complexity and the Learning for Justice Social Justice Standards. Choose from informational and literary nonfiction texts, literature, photographs, political cartoons, interviews, infographics and more.

Student Tasks

Assess student learning with performance tasks and rubrics that measure writing, civic engagement and critical literacy skills.

Teaching Strategies

Build literacy and social emotional skills while exploring meaningful texts. Select and combine vocabulary, reading, and speaking and listening activities that support your instructional goals.

Learning Plan Builder

Personalize your instruction with a customized learning plan based on the Learning for Justice Social Justice Standards.

Film Kits

Bring social justice topics to life with our classroom-friendly films and user guides. Learning for Justice film kits are FREE to employees of K–12 schools, schools of education, houses of worship and youth-serving nonprofit organizations.

Mix It Up!

Mix It Up at Lunch Day is an international campaign that encourages students to identify, question and cross social boundaries. Schools can host a Mix It Up event on any day of the year!

Frida Kahlo | One World Poster | Summer 2018 Magazine


The One World posters featured in our magazine are a reader favorite, which is why we’re making them available for download!

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Abolitionists William Still, Sojourner Truth, William Loyd Garrison, unidentified male and female slaves, and Black Union soldiers in front of American flag

Applications Are Now Live for LFJ Teaching Hard History Fall 2022 Cohorts

Teaching Hard History Professional Learning Cohorts provide educators the chance to deeply engage with Learning for Justice Teaching Hard History: American Slavery framework, collaborate with LFJ staff and 25 other cohort members across the country, and gain insights and feedback on implementation—all at no cost. Submit your application today!

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