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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

    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
    LEARNING PLAN

    11th Grade Advisory

  • How does our implicit bias impact our daily interactions?
  • How can acknowledging our biases help us to combat inequality?
  • How can we take action in our own communities to mitigate injustice?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Civics
    History
    SEL
    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
    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
    LEARNING PLAN

    Social Justice

  • What problems arise when we relate to people as members of a group, rather than as unique individuals?
  • How do power and privilege shape the relationships people have with each other as well as with institutions?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    Economics
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Oppression, Dehumanization, Perseverance, and Identity

  • Can one's IDENTITY survive in the face of oppression and dehumanization?
  • Can one choose hope and perseverance over despair in the face of dehumanization and oppression?
  • How do dehumanization and oppression affect one's identity?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How could one person’s identity threaten another person’s rights?
  • How does struggle help define who we are?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains