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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

    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
    6-8
    Subject
    History
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Different Perspectives

  • What would the world be like if there was no kindness? Why is kindness important?
  • What do we find when we look from other people's perspective?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • What makes us who we are?
  • Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Civics
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Indifference to Suffering

  • How does silence and indifference to the suffering of others, or to the infringement of civil rights in a society perpetuate the problem?
  • How do bias and prejudice undermine equal rights?
  • How would society be affected if no one took responsibility for standing up for others?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Topic
    Social Justice Domains
    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

    Justice For All

  • What clues help me know when and how people are being treated unfairly?
  • How is my life easier or more difficult based on who I am and where I was born?
  • What contributions have people made to justice and fairness historically?
  • Are stereotypes fair?
  • When is a person’s humanity denied?
  • What can one person do to create a safe, welcoming place for all?
  • Why is it important for me to stand up for others and myself?
  • How can I encourage others to stand for justice?
  • How can we create a fair and just community?
  • How can I work with others toward fairness in my community?
  • How do we make sure freedom is fair?
  • 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

    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?
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