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LEARNING PLAN

Racism in Schools

Grade Level
6-8

Essential Question
  • How are people similar to and different from each other?
  • How can we celebrate what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • How can we make connections across our differences?
  • Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • How does privilege shape the lives of individuals and groups?
  • How do bias and prejudice undermine equal rights?
  • What happens when we speak up to bigotry and what happens when we do not?
  • What responsibility do people have to help or defend people they don’t know?
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