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LEARNING PLAN

Global Leadership: Identity and Diversity

  • What makes us who we are?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • Why might people not feel safe to express all their identities?
  • How can we make connections across our differences?
  • How do communities become diverse?
  • What skills are necessary within diverse societies?
  • How does an individual benefit from living in a diverse society?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    Economics
    Geography
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Tolerance

  • What are group identities and how do they describe me? Others?
  • What does it mean to feel good about myself and how can I express that I like who I am?
  • How can I be proud of who I am and celebrate others?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    exploring identity through literature

  • What are group identities and how do they describe me? Others?
  • How do I get to know others and allow others to get to know all of me?
  • How can I describe and compare my group identities with those of other people?
  • How can I describe ways people are different from me?
  • What does it mean to be human?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Stop Bullying Now!

  • How can I develop empathy for those who are treated unfairly?
  • How can I live, work and play with others when we have differences?
  • What can one person do to create a safe, welcoming place for all?
  • Why is it important for me to stand up for others and myself?
  • How can I work with others toward fairness in my community?
  • How can we work together to prevent and stop bullying in our school and community?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Exploring Americanism Through Tolerance for All

  • What are group identities and how do they describe me? Others?
  • What has happened throughout history to people like me?
  • How do I get to know others and allow others to get to know all of me?
  • What does it mean to feel good about myself and how can I express that I like who I am?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Civics
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Diversity through Literacy

  • How do I get to know others and allow others to get to know all of me?
  • What does it mean to feel good about myself and how can I express that I like who I am?
  • How can I be proud of who I am and celebrate others?
  • How can I describe ways people are different from me?
  • Can words about identity hurt people?
  • Why is history important? Does it affect how people live today?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    TEXT
    Multimedia

    Familiar food turns a refuge into a home

    Refuge into a home
    “Padam and Purna were forced from their homeland in Bhutan and trapped in camps in Nepal for decades before being resettled in an alien land: Clarkston, Georgia. The refugees have found some stability, but still feel frustrated and uprooted, which leads to domestic violence and suicide in the refugee community. Padam and Purna realized that familiar food is the first step to feeling at home. They have opened a food store and other refugee-run businesses, which offer safe spaces and sources of mutual support for all the Asian refugees in Clarkston, who are united by their experience of trauma.”
    Grade Level
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Subject
    History
    Economics
    Geography
    Social Justice Domain