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LEARNING PLAN

AVID: Identity, Diversity, and Justice

  • What are the effects of racism on individuals and society?
  • How can we celebrate what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • What can I do to fight prejudice and bias?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Digital Literacy
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    Economics
    Geography
    SEL
    Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Math & Technology
    Science & Health
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Exploring Justice by Researching History

  • What clues help me know when and how people are being treated unfairly?
  • What contributions have people made to justice and fairness historically?
  • Do rights and responsibilities change over time?
  • Are stereotypes fair?
  • Who gets to make the decisions that affect our lives?
  • Are the voices of ordinary people being heard?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Critical Stories: Social Studies and Reading Comprehension

  • Why do people move to a community?
  • Why is history important? Does it affect how people live today?
  • How have opportunities been given, withheld, or taken away from people who have joined our community?
  • What does a community need to be safe and welcoming for all?
  • What can one person do to create a safe, welcoming place for all?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    Topic
    Social Justice Domains
    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