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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
    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
    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