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The 65th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott

December 5 marks the 65th anniversary of the start of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. It’s critical not to oversimplify or whitewash this watershed moment. These resources help students contextualize the boycott—and the civil rights movement at large—beyond Rosa Parks’ role, with a focus on women who were also instrumental in sparking change.

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Nurturing Children’s Social or Group Identities.

What groups do I belong to?
What are my identities?
How do I know I’m part of a group?
What identities do I share with my family?
What identities do I have that are different from my family?
How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
Does my identity mean I get to do things...

Grade Level
K-2
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Civics
Social Justice Domains
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Using Purple Hibiscus to Explore Identity and Injustice

What rights do teens have?
How does wealth impact our identity?
How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
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...

Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
SEL
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

Social Justice Plan

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?

Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains