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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

    2020 Election

  • How do different people or groups of people represent and express their power?
  • What does a just use of power look like?
  • What basic freedoms are required by a just society?
  • When might one person's freedom violate another's?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Civics
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Payday Lending

  • What is the difference between individual bias and structural inequality?
  • How can the lived experiences of individuals reflect social inequities?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Economics
    Math & Technology
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    PayDay Loans

  • How do social inequities impact the lived experience of individuals?
  • What is the difference between individual bias and structural inequality?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Economics
    Math & Technology
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    First People Enslavement

  • Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said?
  • 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?
  • How does privilege shape the lives of individuals and groups?
  • How have people advocated and fought for justice throughout history?
  • What is a just society?
  • What additional progress has to happen for everyone to live in a just society?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Arts
    Social Justice Domains