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LEARNING PLAN

Visions of Apocalypse: From Dante to Dylan to Dr. Dre

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Essential Question
  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • What part do culture and history play in the formation of our individual and collective identities?
  • How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do power and privilege change the way we express and present ourselves?
  • What privilege do people have based on their identity?
  • How could one person’s identity threaten another person’s rights?
  • How does struggle help define who we are?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • What is the relationship between diversity and inequality?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • Why do some people choose to avoid those who are different? Why do others seek diversity?
  • What problems arise when we relate to people as members of a group, rather than as unique individuals?
  • What is the difference between individual bias and structural inequality?
  • How do different people or groups represent and express their power?
  • How do we connect in meaningful ways with people who are different from us?
  • What does it mean to say that there is strength in diversity?
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