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Helping students develop Empathy through critical discussion and listening

How do our differences unite us and make us stronger?
How do we become more empathetic to people we don't agree with?
What does critical discussion and listening look like?
What is the difference between fact and opinion?
How do I effectively research; what is a valid source and how do I spot bias?
How can I describe ways people...

Grade Level
3-5
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CA Wildfires and Indigenous Sources of Knowledge

How do historical decisions/actions hundreds of years ago affect us today? How does colonization still play out today (e.g., oppressed indigenous communities, wildfires/indigenous controlled burns)? Multiple realities/sources of knowledge: Do indigenous nations of people who live in modern America hold some of the answers to environmental justice?

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Social Justice Domains
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Diversity and Justice Issues in Early U.S. History

Why is history important? Does it affect how people live today?
What does it mean to be human?
What privileges are available for certain groups of people but not for others?
How is my life easier or more difficult based on who I am and where I was born?
What contributions have people made to justice and fairness historically?
Do...

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Social Studies
Social Justice Domains
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Exploring Bullying and Bias

How can I describe ways people are different from me?
Can words about identity hurt people?
How can I ask people about their lives and experiences in a respectful, kind and understanding way?
How can I describe ways people are different from me?
How can I live, work and play with others when we have differences?

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Civics
History
SEL
ELL / ESL
Math & Technology
Science & Health
Social Justice Domains
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4th Grade 2020-2021

What are group identities and how do they describe me? Others?
What has happened throughout history to people like me?
How can I be proud of who I am and celebrate others?

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Civics
History
Economics
Geography
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domains
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C.A.R.E.S.

How do I get to know others and allow others to get to know all of me?
What are group identities and how do they describe me? Others?
What does it mean to feel good about myself and how can I express that I like who I am?
How can I be proud of who I am and celebrate others?

Grade Level
3-5