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LEARNING PLAN

Social Justice Overview

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Essential Question
  • 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 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 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 do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • Why do some people choose to avoid those who are different? Why do others seek diversity?
  • What is the difference between individual bias and structural inequality?
  • How can the lived experiences of individuals reflect social inequities?
  • How does power determine access and opportunity?
  • Does everyone have an equal responsibility to stand up to injustice?
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