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LEARNING PLAN

Nicole Aitken - Justice

  • 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?
  • What additional progress has to happen for everyone to live in a just society?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Rights and Equality Around the World

  • What does it mean to be unfair? In class? In school? At home? In my community? In the world?
  • How do I know when people are being treated unfairly?
  • Do people in other countries have the same rights as me? Do they have the same opportunities?
  • If someone's clothing, family, home, food, accent, or skin color is different than mine, is it okay to be mean to them?
  • If someone is different than me, does that make them better or worse than me? Can people be different and equal?
  • How do I feel when someone is being treated unfairly?
  • Subject
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    Economics
    Geography
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Rights and Equality Around the World

  • What does it mean to be unfair? In class? In school? At home? In my community? In the world?
  • How do I know when people are being treated unfairly?
  • Do people in other countries have the same rights as me? Do they have the same opportunities?
  • If someone's clothing, family, home, food, accent, or skin color is different than mine, is it okay to be mean to them?
  • If someone is different than me, does that make them better or worse than me? Can people be different and equal?
  • How do I feel when someone is being treated unfairly?
  • Grade Level
    K-2
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Civics
    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

    Racial Capitalism

  • How are these articles inextricably linked to the histories we've discussed over the course of this class?
  • What is at stake when we ignore the racial components of poverty in the United States?
  • "Racial capitalism in which white individuals and predominantly white institutions use nonwhite people to acquire social and economic value." (Leong 2019). Using this definition, how do we see your assigned article as an example of this?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Social Studies
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Exploring Feminism

  • 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?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Social Studies
    History
    Social Justice Domains