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LEARNING PLAN

Immigration in the US

  • In what ways is the Unites States a "nation of immigrants"?
  • What factors might a person have to weigh when considering whether to immigrate to another country? What might it be like to be faced with this decision?
  • • What might be some of the greatest challenges and rewards for immigrants to a new country? How might various immigrant groups from different periods of U.S. history have answered this question?
  • • Why has anti-immigrant sentiment arisen at different points in U.S. history?
  • • How has immigration influenced the laws and social services we have in the United States today?
  • • How do the experiences of immigrants in various periods of United States history compare to those of immigrants today?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Social Studies
    History
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    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
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    One Country One Thousand Cultures

  • 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?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do power and privilege change the way we express and present ourselves?
  • What privilege do people have based on their identity?
  • How could one person’s identity threaten another person’s rights?
  • How does struggle help define who we are?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    History
    Geography
    SEL
    Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Math & Technology
    Science & Health
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Developing Empathy

  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
  • How does struggle help define who we are?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Geography
    SEL
    Arts
    Math & Technology
    Science & Health
    Social Justice Domains