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LEARNING PLAN

Holocaust_Awareness

  • How does bias and prejudice affect our humanity?
  • What problems arise when we relate to people as members of a group, rather than as unique individuals?
  • How do bias and injustice affect the future?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    The Monster Next Door

  • Why is it so hard to punish our neighbors?
  • If monsters do not look familiar to us, it is easy to distrust or even hate them. Certainly we would stay away from them and maybe even run and hide.
  • Have you ever cheered a bully on because they looked like you?
  • In All About Eve, the monster, Eve, is a sweet faced, wildly ambitious aspiring Broadway actor who does not look mean and evil. Because she looks like “the girl next door” she is permitted to wreak havoc upon this small arts community until the community finds itself torn apart. Still they are reluctant to stand up. Instead she is given excuse after excuse for her ill behavior that includes breaking up the relationship of her benefactress who takes her in, wriggling and conniving her way to a coveted acting role among other things until a bigger monster (the theatre critic) decides he’s had enough.
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Identity Discrimination

  • “What sides of ourselves to we share online and why?”
  • “How does social media affect our self-worth?”
  • “What identity traits have stigmas in our society?”
  • “Why do we fear the unknown?”
  • “How are diverse communities discriminated against in our society?”
  • “What can we do to reduce the spread of these stigmas?”
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Say Yes

  • How are people similar to and different from each other?
  • What are the benefits and challenges of living in a diverse society?
  • How can we make connections across our differences?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains