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LEARNING PLAN

Developing Empathy

  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • 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
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Geography
    SEL
    Arts
    Math & Technology
    Science & Health
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    United

  • How would you describe the culture of SHS?
  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • What privilege do people have based on their identity?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Identifying Diversity in America

  • What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • When we learn about the lived experiences of others we gain a sense of understanding and appreciation. When someone shares with you a glimpse of their life it helps you see the world as they do. The wonderful thing about living in such a diverse country is you get to have access to many different cultures and ethnic groups. Our experiences help shape and form our outlook on life. By being open to learning of others experiences we can appreciate what makes us all unique.
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Activating Social Agents

  • 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?
  • 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 does struggle help define who we are?
  • How does struggle help define who we are?
  • What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • What is the relationship between diversity and inequality?
  • How do different people or groups represent and express their power?
  • What is the difference between individual bias and structural inequality?
  • How do we connect in meaningful ways with people who are different from us?
  • How are rights understood and valued differently across cultures?
  • How do bias and injustice affect the future?
  • What shared beliefs have inspired social justice movements in history?
  • How do bias and injustice affect the future?
  • How do different people or groups represent and express their power?
  • How does power determine access and opportunity?
  • How is empathy a seed of social action?
  • Does everyone have an equal responsibility to stand up to injustice?
  • How can we effectively interrupt biased speech when we hear it?
  • Why is it important to stand up to injustice when those around you do not?
  • What responsibility does an individual have to make society better?
  • What responsibility does an individual have to make society better?
  • What factors are important to consider when choosing whether or not to speak up in the face of injustice?
  • How can individuals learn to talk about injustice and remain civil?
  • What responsibility does an individual have to make society better?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    Geography
    SEL
    Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Exploring the Meaning, and Logic, of Tolerance

  • What is tolerance?
  • What limits, moral and/or legal, is there to tolerance?
  • Is tolerance a personal or professional concept to learn, or both?Why?
  • How can I ask people about their lives and experiences in a respectful, kind and understanding way?
  • Why is history important? Does it affect how people live today?
  • What makes us who we are?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Civics
    History
    Geography
    Social Justice Domains