A Look at LGBTQ History and Prominent LGBTQ People

Source: Human Rights Campaign Foundation Welcoming Schools
Subject: History
Topic:  Integrated
Grade Levels: Elementary School: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade; Middle School: 6th Grade

Overview:

In this lesson, students will listen to or read non-fiction texts for understanding, design a poster with key information on a prominent LGBTQ person or historical event, make a short presentation for the class based on their research, and write a short essay on a key moment in LGBTQ history or about a famous LGBTQ person. By doing this, students will learn about events in American history that are often omitted from textbooks and prominent LGBTQ people and about historical events that were part of the LGBTQ civil rights movement.

Lesson Plan Resources:

Lesson Plan

Lesson tags: 3RD GRADE, 4TH GRADE, 5TH GRADE, 6TH GRADE, CIVIL RIGHTS, GENDER, SEXUALITY, STONEWALL RIOTS
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