Exploring Diversity, Bias, Stereotyping,Prejudice, and Gender Roles

  • How can one's own identity and self-awareness play a role in creating a sense of multicultural understanding?
  • Why do we create different biases based on one's race, gender, culture, or socioeconomic status?
  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
  • Grade Level

    toxic masculinity

  • How is my life easier or more difficult based on who I am and where I was born?(skin color)(gender)(citizenship)(first world)
  • What qualities separate girls from boys?
  • What advantages or disadvantages do I notice because of gender?
  • Is there an equal balance of power between men and women in our country?
  • Who has more (financial)(political)(physical)(safety) power in this world: men or women? why?
  • How do people sometimes abuse their power? (#metoo movement)
  • What defines masculinity in our society?
  • What is "toxic masculinity" or "machoism"?
  • Can you be masculine without being aggressive or violent?
  • What does healthy masculinity look like?
  • What can you do to show someone you like them in a respectful way?
  • How can we respond to peer pressure without being mean or rude? (humor)(redirection)(refusal)
  • What is an Upstander in a bullying situation?
  • Grade Level
    Social Justice Domains

    Diversity In the Classroom

  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • What is the relationship between diversity and inequality?
  • Grade Level
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains