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LEARNING PLAN

Taking a stand

  • 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?
  • 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?
  • Is it more important to stand up to injustice when those around you do not?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Social Justice

  • What groups do I belong to?
  • How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
  • What identities do I share with my family? What identities do I have that are different from my family?
  • Does my identity mean I get to do things other kids can’t, or keep me from doing something?
  • Do all people have the same rights?
  • What are the differences between how I live and how others live?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    SEL
    Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Exploring Action by Reading (Nonfiction) Text Differently

  • Why is it important for me to stand up for others and myself?
  • How can we create a fair and just community?
  • How can I work with others toward fairness in my community?
  • How can different groups work together for everyone’s benefit?
  • What can I do to help groups or individuals who are struggling?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    How fair is this?

  • How is my life easier or more difficult based on who I am and where I was born?
  • How is my life easier or more difficult based on who I am and where I was born?
  • What advantages or disadvantages do I notice because of identity groups?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Acculturation

  • 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?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • What does it feel like to be belittled or criticized because of your identity?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • Why might people not feel safe to express all their identities?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    SEL
    ELL / ESL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Working with Poverty

  • How does homelessness affect our health, wellbeing, and community?
  • How can we make connections across our differences?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Topic
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    One Country One Thousand Cultures

  • 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?
  • 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 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
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    History
    Geography
    SEL
    Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Math & Technology
    Science & Health
    Social Justice Domains