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LEARNING PLAN

Washington State Civics

Grade Level
6-8

Essential Question
  • How does privilege shape the lives of individuals and groups?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • How have people advocated and fought for justice throughout history?
  • What is a just society?
  • How do bias and prejudice undermine equal rights?
  • Why do we feel empathy for others when they are mistreated?
  • How would society be affected if no one took responsibility for standing up for others?
  • What happens when we speak up to bigotry and what happens when we do not?
  • How have people advocated and fought for justice throughout history?
  • How can people with less power stand up to people with more power?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • How does privilege shape the lives of individuals and groups?
  • Can progress take place without action?
  • Why do some people stand up to prejudice and unfairness while others choose not to?
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