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Identity Focus Central Idea 7th Grade

What makes us who we are?
If we use terms such as racist casually, does it take away from its power?
What is the difference between appreciating diversity and treating people differently because of who they are?
How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?

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

Exploring Diversity and Identity

What makes us who we are?
How are our identities today shaped by society?
How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?
Why might people not feel safe to express all their identities?
How are people similar to and different from each other?
How can we make connections across our differences?

Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
Arts
Social Justice Domains
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Exploring the beauty within diversity by reading aloud same same but different

What do we know about diversity?
What do we think about different cultures? how might you identify yourself as? What other cultures do we know about that we’re not mentioned in the book? What can we find that was the same or where can we find that was different between the two cultures in the book?

Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Social Justice Domains