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LEARNING PLAN

Gender Spectrum

  • How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
  • What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • How do different people or groups represent and express their power?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    SEL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    The Gender Unit: What is it like to be a woman and a man in our society and societies around the world?

  • BIG ONE: What is the impact of the gender roles that society creates and enforces?
  • “Why can’t a woman be more like a man?”
  • What is the distinction between sex and gender?
  • When do gender roles result from beliefs and pressures about the proper way to behave?
  • When do gender roles become stereotypical views of what it means to be a woman or a man?
  • What other forces define gender roles?
  • How does ethnicity contribute to the expectations of what is masculine or feminine behavior?
  • How does setting--a small town, an athletic field, a formal dinner--reflect a group’s expectations and values?
  • When do socially constructed roles hinder individual expression or choice?
  • Why are certain professions dominated by men and other by women?
  • How do beliefs about sex or gender differences affect public policy, including education?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    SEL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Identity

  • 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?
  • How does struggle help define who we are?
  • Grade Level
    LEARNING PLAN

    Everyone is a Mathematician

  • What part do culture and history play in the formation of our individual and collective identities?
  • How do power and privilege change the way we express and present ourselves?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Math & Technology
    Social Justice Domains