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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

    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
    LEARNING PLAN

    Gender Equality and Equity

  • What is the relationship between diversity and inequality?
  • What does it mean to say that there is strength in diversity?
  • How do power and privilege shape the relationships people have with each other as well as with institutions?
  • What responsibility does an individual have to make society better?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • Why do some people choose to avoid those who are different? Why do others seek diversity?
  • Do our obligations to ourselves require us to stand up for others?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Science & Health
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Disrespect and Intolerance in the Lindbergh Community

  • What truly is disrespect and intolerance?
  • How does it affect the Lindbergh High School community?
  • How can we promote a more inviting and respectful school environment?
  • Why might people not feel safe to express all their identities?
  • How are people similar to and different from each other?
  • Grade Level
    LEARNING PLAN

    Sample 1

  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • 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
    Civics
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    toxic masculinity

  • How is my life easier or more difficult based on who I am and where I was born?(skin color)(gender)(citizenship)(first world)
  • What qualities separate girls from boys?
  • What advantages or disadvantages do I notice because of gender?
  • Is there an equal balance of power between men and women in our country?
  • Who has more (financial)(political)(physical)(safety) power in this world: men or women? why?
  • How do people sometimes abuse their power? (#metoo movement)
  • What defines masculinity in our society?
  • What is "toxic masculinity" or "machoism"?
  • Can you be masculine without being aggressive or violent?
  • What does healthy masculinity look like?
  • What can you do to show someone you like them in a respectful way?
  • How can we respond to peer pressure without being mean or rude? (humor)(redirection)(refusal)
  • What is an Upstander in a bullying situation?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    SEL
    Social Justice Domains