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LEARNING PLAN

Exploring Aspects of Diversity

  • What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • How do we connect in meaningful ways with people who are different from us?
  • How are rights understood and valued differently across cultures?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Members of a Democratic Society: Spartan Country

  • Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said?
  • Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • How does privilege shape the lives of individuals and groups?
  • How have people advocated and fought for justice throughout history?
  • 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
    LEARNING PLAN

    Diversity Readings

  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • Grade Level
    Social Justice Domains
    TEXT
    Informational

    I Didn't Know There Were Cities in Africa: Challenging Children's-and Adult's-Misperceptions about the African Continent

    In her article, Randolph delineates the profound impact of perpetuating stereotypical representations of Africa and its people by arranging them into three levels and then providing recommendations for how to combat them when creating learning experiences for students in the United States.
    Grade Level
    TT Staff
    Subject
    History
    Geography
    Social Justice Domain
    TEXT
    Multimedia

    The History of African-American Social Dance

    Why do we dance? African-American social dances started as a way for enslaved Africans to keep cultural traditions alive and retain a sense of inner freedom. They remain an affirmation of identity and independence. In this electric demonstration, packed with live performances, choreographer, educator and TED Fellow Camille A. Brown explores what happens when communities let loose and express themselves by dancing together.
    Grade Level
    Camille A. Brown
    Subject
    History
    Geography
    Social Justice Domain
    TEXT
    Multimedia

    The Atlantic Slave Trade: What too few textbooks told you

    Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade-which forcibly brought more than 10 million Africans to the Americas-stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy. Anthony Hazard discusses the historical, economic and personal impact of this massive historical injustice.
    Grade Level
    Anthony Hazard
    Subject
    History
    Economics
    Geography
    Social Justice Domain