A recent education survey reported that only 30% of educators feel comfortable teaching LGBTQ lessons. Educators want to create a more LGBTQ-inclusive environment in their classrooms, but they are unsure of how to integrate LGBTQ curriculum into their elementary classrooms. Well we have the resource you've been looking for!
The Schoolwide Pride Guide: Elementary Edition is a LGBTQ curriculum set of interactive activities, age-appropriate conversations starters, and assessment tools designed to integrate meaningful lessons about LGBTQ topics. It includes LGBTQ lessons on appreciating diversity, understanding self-expression, cultivating equity, understanding gender identity and transition, and developing allyship and openness in your schools and classrooms. These lessons designed for Kindergarten through Fifth Grade students and are aligned to the Common Core education standards
The guide also includes strategies for creating a welcoming classroom for LGBTQ students, a glossary of important terms, crafts that can help your students celebrate their pride, and printable student handouts and reading guides in full color. Helpful tips and a checklist to evaluate your school’s climate and culture is also included!
The #SchoolwidePrideGuide Curriculum Kit comes with a copy of the Schoolwide Pride Guide: Elementary Edition, an educator tote bag to show off your pride, and four hardcover books used in the guide. Those books include A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by John Oliver, Julián is a Mermaid by Jessica Love, Introducing Teddy by Jessica Walton, and Stonewall by Rob Sanders.
The Schoolwide Pride Guide: Middle School Edition
The Middle School Schoolwide Pride Guide set comes with a copy of the Schoolwide Pride Guide Middle School Edition, an educator tote bag to show off your pride, and four books used in the guide. Those books include Star Crossed by Barbara Dee, The Misfits by James Howe, Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart, and Hurricane Child by Kacen Callender.
The Middle School Schoolwide Pride Guide Curriculum Set includes 15 lesson plans, pedagogical frameworks for introducing LGBTQ topics, 6 age-appropriate book recommendations and discussion questions, the Schoolwide Pride Guide: Middle School Edition has everything you need to transform your classroom into a safe and affirming learning environment for all your students, regardless of who they are, who they love, or who loves them. You can buy the whole pack (curriculum guide, 4 of the featured Big Gay Book Club books, and this cool tote), or just the curriculum guide!
The Schoolwide Pride Guide: High School Edition
The Schoolwide Pride Guide: High School Edition includes over a dozen lesson plans that allow you and your students to engage in a wide array of learning objective domains by utilizing curriculum meant to facilitate civil discourse, enhance critical thinking, and improve reading comprehension and interest. The High School Edition of the Schoolwide Pride Guide series also includes detailed plans and checklists to help your students start and sustain a GSA, advocate for their needs, and build lasting healthy connections with their peers.
The full curriculum kit also includes a Protect Kids Stop Bullying Tote, and four of the books Queer Book Club books (Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Felix Ever After, and This is Kind of An Epic Love Story), perfect for starting an inclusive classroom library, or collecting your own copies of affirming books that will help your students learn.