Contemporary Classics

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Essential Question
  • How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
  • What are group identities and how do they describe me? Others?
  • What has happened throughout history to people like me?
  • How do I get to know others and allow others to get to know all of me?
  • What does it mean to feel good about myself and how can I express that I like who I am?
  • How can I be proud of who I am and celebrate others?
  • How do I benefit from my identities?
  • Do all people have the same rights?
  • What privileges do I have that others don’t?
  • How do I change because I’m part of different groups?
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