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LEARNING PLAN

Experiences of the Enslaved

  • Explain the growing resistance to slavery and New Jersey's role in the Underground Railroad.
  • What were the violent and non-violent methods of resisting slavery?
  • How does Harriet Jacobs' narrative shape our understanding of the system of American slavery?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Our Roles in Inequality Around the World

  • If I have rights and opportunities that someone else doesn't have, what should I do about it?
  • What can I do to help people in other countries who are being treated unfairly?
  • How have people stopped unfairness in the past?
  • How do I speak up when I see people treated unfairly?
  • If someone far away is being treated unfairly, does it matter to me? Should it?
  • How can I make the world, my class, my street, a better place?
  • When will I stand up for others?
  • How can I show kindness to all people?
  • Grade Level
    K-2
    Subject
    Social Studies
    History
    Economics
    Geography
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Washington State Civics

  • How does privilege shape the lives of individuals and groups?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • How have people advocated and fought for justice throughout history?
  • What is a just society?
  • How do bias and prejudice undermine equal rights?
  • Why do we feel empathy for others when they are mistreated?
  • How would society be affected if no one took responsibility for standing up for others?
  • What happens when we speak up to bigotry and what happens when we do not?
  • How have people advocated and fought for justice throughout history?
  • How can people with less power stand up to people with more power?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • How does privilege shape the lives of individuals and groups?
  • Can progress take place without action?
  • Why do some people stand up to prejudice and unfairness while others choose not to?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    LEARNING PLAN

    Gender Equality and Equity

  • What is the relationship between diversity and inequality?
  • What does it mean to say that there is strength in diversity?
  • How do power and privilege shape the relationships people have with each other as well as with institutions?
  • What responsibility does an individual have to make society better?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • Why do some people choose to avoid those who are different? Why do others seek diversity?
  • Do our obligations to ourselves require us to stand up for others?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Science & Health
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Unjust Treatment

  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Social Justice Domains