Pasciuto - 2020 Social Justice

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Essential Question
  • What makes us who we are?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
  • How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • What does it feel like to be belittled or criticized because of your identity?
  • Why might people not feel safe to express all their identities?
  • What are the benefits and challenges of living in a diverse society?
  • How have people advocated and fought for justice throughout history?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What additional progress has to happen for everyone to live in a just society?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • How do bias and prejudice undermine equal rights?
  • Why do some people stand up to prejudice and unfairness while others choose not to?
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