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LEARNING PLAN

English/Social Studies

  • What makes us who we are?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
  • How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • How can we celebrate what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    Economics
    Geography
    Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Math & Technology
    Science & Health
    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
    6-8
    Subject
    History
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Different Perspectives

  • What would the world be like if there was no kindness? Why is kindness important?
  • What do we find when we look from other people's perspective?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • What makes us who we are?
  • Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Civics
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Diversity and Religion

  • How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
  • What identities do I share with my family? What identities do I have that are different from my family?
  • What are my identities?
  • Grade Level
    K-2
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Topic
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Embracing the Value of Our Diversity

  • How do we cultivate a culture where humans truly value their differences and see value in one another's views/beliefs?
  • When someone's views are limiting or laced with hate, how do we shape their worldview to one that is accepting and respectful of others who differ from them?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Social Studies
    Civics
    Economics
    SEL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Social Justice youth advocacy and activism

  • How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do power and privilege change the way we express and present ourselves?
  • 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
    LEARNING PLAN

    Social Justice Overview

  • 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 is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • How do power and privilege change the way we express and present ourselves?
  • What privilege do people have based on their identity?
  • How could one person’s identity threaten another person’s rights?
  • 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 do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • Why do some people choose to avoid those who are different? Why do others seek diversity?
  • What is the difference between individual bias and structural inequality?
  • How can the lived experiences of individuals reflect social inequities?
  • How does power determine access and opportunity?
  • Does everyone have an equal responsibility to stand up to injustice?
  • Grade Level