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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

    Thanksgiving

  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • Grade Level
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Standing up against words

  • What does it feel like to be belittled or criticized because of your identity?
  • Why do we feel empathy for others when they are mistreated?
  • How would society be affected if no one took responsibility for standing up for others?
  • How can people with less power stand up to people with more power?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    SEL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Peer Advocates of the Country School

  • What makes us who we are?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
  • How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • What does it feel like to be belittled or criticized because of your identity?
  • How are people similar to and different from each other?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    LEARNING PLAN

    Who We Are

  • What makes us who we are?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
  • How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Practicing Empathy & Kindness

  • How can I describe ways people are different from me?
  • How can I ask people about their lives and experiences in a respectful, kind and understanding way?
  • How can I live, work and play with others when we have differences?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Social Justice Domains