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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

    Fourth Grade SS

  • What can one person do to create a safe, welcoming place for all?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Slavery, Oppression & Civil Rights

  • How are we members of groups but also individuals?
  • What clues help me know when and how people are being treated unfairly?
  • What advantages or disadvantages do I notice because of identity groups?
  • What clues help me know when and how people are being treated unfairly?
  • What advantages or disadvantages do I notice because of identity groups?
  • What contributions have people made to justice and fairness historically?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Social Studies
    History
    Social Justice Domains
    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