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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
    LEARNING PLAN

    Columbus Day ??

  • How do different people or groups represent and express their power?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Geography
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Exploring Diversity, Bias, Stereotyping,Prejudice, and Gender Roles

  • How can one's own identity and self-awareness play a role in creating a sense of multicultural understanding?
  • Why do we create different biases based on one's race, gender, culture, or socioeconomic status?
  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
  • Grade Level