Lesson Plans to Help Students Understand Gender and to Support Transgender and Non-Binary Children
Easy to use lesson plans. Help students understand ways gender stereotyping impacts all children. There are many ways to be a boy, girl, both or neither. Help all of your students understand transgender and non-binary children.
All HRC Welcoming Schools lessons are aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
Find a fun way to talk about gender stereotypes and discrimination with activities paired with children's books. [1 - 3]
Reach beyond the usual biographies. Find strong women, creative men, and other successful people of all genders to inspire your students. [K - 6]
With a quick look at magazines, catalogs or TV, students can see many gender stereotypes. Use the log sheet to record findings, tally results and spark discussions. [3 - 6]
With the music video, “I Am Me” by Willow Smith or fractured fairy tales inspire your students to write their own stories and songs. [4 - 6]
Through children’s books, generate discussions with older elementary students on gender stereotypes. [3 - 5]
Find ideas for great books that can get your students discussing gender roles and stereotypes. [4 - 6]