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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

    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

    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
    LESSON

    The Color of Law: Developing the White Middle Class

    This lesson is the third and final lesson of the series The Color of Law: The Role of Government in Shaping Racial Inequity. In this lesson, students examine policies that supported and cultivated the creation of the white middle class and the practices that excluded black and nonwhite people from economic development.
    Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    History
    Economics
    Social Justice Domain
    LESSON

    The Color of Law: Winners and Losers in the Job Market

    This lesson is the second lesson of the series The Color of Law: The Role of Government in Shaping Racial Inequity. In this lesson, students examine how government policies helped white people access economic benefits while preventing African Americans from accessing these same benefits.
    Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    History
    Economics
    Social Justice Domain
    LESSON

    The Color of Law: Creating Racially Segregated Communities

    This lesson is the first lesson of the series The Color of Law: The Role of Government in Shaping Racial Inequity. In this lesson, students examine the local, state and federal policies that supported racially discriminatory practices and cultivated racially segregated housing.
    Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    History
    Economics
    Social Justice Domain