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LEARNING PLAN

Social Justice

  • What groups do I belong to?
  • How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
  • What identities do I share with my family? What identities do I have that are different from my family?
  • Does my identity mean I get to do things other kids can’t, or keep me from doing something?
  • Do all people have the same rights?
  • What are the differences between how I live and how others live?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    SEL
    Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Columbus Day ??

  • How do different people or groups represent and express their power?
  • 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?
  • What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Geography
    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
    Subject
    SEL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Community Circle Topics

  • 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?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • Grade Level
    6-8