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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

    exploring diversity

  • How are people similar to and different from each other?
  • How are people similar to and different from each other?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    History
    Topic
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Attitudes of Students towards others based on Social, Economic, and Geographicl status

  • How is my life easier or more difficult based on who I am and where I was born?
  • Are stereotypes fair?
  • What clues help me know when and how people are being treated unfairly?
  • Do any of the teachers speak the same language of the students?
  • How do teachers feelings about students play out in the classroom?
  • What has happened throughout history to people like me?
  • What does it mean to feel good about myself and how can I express that I like who I am?
  • What privileges do I have that others don’t?
  • What privileges are available for certain groups of people but not for others?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Civics
    History
    Social Justice Domains
    TEXT
    Multimedia

    Civil Rights History Project: Mary Jenkins

    Mary Jenkins
    Mary Jenkins describes growing up in the Jim Crow era and frequently being told, “You can’t”—both by a mother terrified of what might happen to her daughter if she stepped out of her expected place, and by a system that had institutionalized segregation as a way of life.
    Grade Level
    3-5
    Mary Jenkins and Will Griffin
    Subject
    History
    Social Justice Domain
    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