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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

    World War II

  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • What does it feel like to be belittled or criticized because of your identity?
  • What are the benefits and challenges of belonging to multiple identity groups?
  • Why might people not feel safe to express all their identities?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • How do bias and prejudice undermine equal rights?
  • Grade Level
    LEARNING PLAN

    Voter Suppression

  • How does power determine access and opportunity?
  • How is empathy a seed of social action?
  • How does power determine access and opportunity?
  • What shared beliefs have inspired social justice movements in history?
  • What privilege do people have based on their identity?
  • How do bias and injustice affect the future?
  • What responsibility does an individual have to make society better?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Civics
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Teaching Ability Awareness through social awareness & self advocacy

  • What is the history of treatment of individuals with disabilities throughout the U.S.?
  • 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 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
    Civics
    History
    SEL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Walkout Day

  • What responsibility does an individual have to make society better?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    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

    Learning about injustices around the world through current events

  • What problems arise when we relate to people as members of a group, rather than as unique individuals?
  • How do power and privilege shape the relationships people have with each other as well as with institutions?
  • How can the lived experiences of individuals reflect social inequities?
  • How is empathy a seed of social action?
  • How does power determine access and opportunity?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains