This is a great elementary lesson to get started on gender identity and pronouns. It is a safe exploration for students and teachers to start the conversation using a common elementary book.
English Language Arts
Introduction of differences -- read Red: A Crayon`s Story
Develop knowledge of gender specific vocabulary words -- What is a Pronoun: he, she, him, her, they. What is appropriate and inappropriate language may be introduced here depending on grade level.
Connect and engage with others
Encourage and develop respectful behaviour
Encourage and develop critical thinking skills
Encourage and develop empathy, build compassion and promote understanding
Encourage and develop a classroom and school climate designed to build leadership
Encourage and develop Ally behaviour
Encourage and develop opportunities for all students to gain a more complex and authentic understanding of the world around them.
Positive and Personal Cultural Identity:
Encourage and develop awareness of gender identity
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