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LEARNING PLAN

Social Justice

  • 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?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • 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 could one person’s identity threaten another person’s rights?
  • What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • How do we connect in meaningful ways with people who are different from us?
  • Grade Level
    LEARNING PLAN

    Teaching Tolerance Lesson Plan

  • How do power and privilege change the way we express and present ourselves?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • Grade Level
    LEARNING PLAN

    Everyone is Equal

  • How do I get to know others and allow others to get to know all of me?
  • How can I be proud of who I am and celebrate others?
  • Do all people have the same rights?
  • What does it mean to feel good about myself and how can I express that I like who I am?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    History
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Historical Fiction: Chains

  • - How does literature reveal the values of a given culture or time period?
  • - To what extent are our actions and beliefs shaped by the society around us?
  • - How do the decisions and actions of characters reveal their personalities?
  • - What is the relationship between decisions and consequences?
  • - How does the title Chains connect to this book? Can you think of any alternative titles that could have been used?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    ARTICLE

    What Is Settler-Colonialism?

    A viral video of high school students and a Native elder in D.C.—and the responses that followed—shows why we need to introduce students to the concept of settler-colonialism.