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LEARNING PLAN

Taking a stand

  • 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 would society be affected if no one took responsibility for standing up for others?
  • What happens when we speak up to bigotry and what happens when we do not?
  • Is it more important to stand up to injustice when those around you do not?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Community Circle Topics

  • 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
    6-8
    LEARNING PLAN

    Exploring Diversity

  • What does it mean to say there is strength in diversity?
  • How are people similar to and different from each other?
  • Why is history important? Does it affect how people live today?
  • How does an individual benefit from living in a diverse society?
  • Is it better to do a project with people who are different from each other or with people who are more alike?
  • Grade Level
    LEARNING PLAN

    Civil Rights History

  • What makes us who we are?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
  • 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?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • Why might people not feel safe to express all their identities?
  • Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    Geography
    ELL / ESL
    Science & Health
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Educating middle school students about exceptionalities

  • What is an excpetionality?
  • How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?
  • What does it feel like to be belittled or criticized because of your identity?
  • Why might people not feel safe to express all their identities?
  • How can we make connections across our differences?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Acculturation

  • 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?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • Why might people not feel safe to express all their identities?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    SEL
    ELL / ESL
    Social Justice Domains