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LEARNING PLAN

EXPLORING HISTORY AND DIVERSITY

  • 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?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    Economics
    Geography
    SEL
    Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    How does having a strong connection to your culture help you deal with difficult times in your life?

  • 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?
  • How is empathy a seed of social action?
  • Does everyone have an equal responsibility to stand up to injustice?
  • Do our obligations to ourselves require us to stand up for others?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    SEL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Racial Capitalism

  • How are these articles inextricably linked to the histories we've discussed over the course of this class?
  • What is at stake when we ignore the racial components of poverty in the United States?
  • "Racial capitalism in which white individuals and predominantly white institutions use nonwhite people to acquire social and economic value." (Leong 2019). Using this definition, how do we see your assigned article as an example of this?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Social Studies
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Civil War

  • Why do Americans see the Civil War differently based on geographical location?
  • How might the United States avoid another civil war?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    History
    Social Justice Domains