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LEARNING PLAN

AVID: Identity, Diversity, and Justice

  • What are the effects of racism on individuals and society?
  • How can we celebrate what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • What can I do to fight prejudice and bias?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    Economics
    Geography
    SEL
    Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Math & Technology
    Science & Health
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Immigration in the US

  • In what ways is the Unites States a "nation of immigrants"?
  • What factors might a person have to weigh when considering whether to immigrate to another country? What might it be like to be faced with this decision?
  • • What might be some of the greatest challenges and rewards for immigrants to a new country? How might various immigrant groups from different periods of U.S. history have answered this question?
  • • Why has anti-immigrant sentiment arisen at different points in U.S. history?
  • • How has immigration influenced the laws and social services we have in the United States today?
  • • How do the experiences of immigrants in various periods of United States history compare to those of immigrants today?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Social Studies
    History
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    World War II

  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • What does it feel like to be belittled or criticized because of your identity?
  • What are the benefits and challenges of belonging to multiple identity groups?
  • Why might people not feel safe to express all their identities?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • How do bias and prejudice undermine equal rights?
  • Grade Level