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LEARNING PLAN

Exploring Slavery through Namesakes

  • Does everyone have the same rights?
  • What does it mean to be unfair? In class? In school? At home? In my community? In the world?
  • How have people been treated unfairly in the past?
  • How have people stopped unfairness in the past?
  • When something is unfair does it affect everyone the same way?
  • Who decides what is fair?
  • What can I do to make things fair?
  • How can I make the world, my class, my street, a better place?
  • Why is it scary to speak up sometimes?
  • If a person is in charge, does that mean they can do anything?
  • When is a person’s humanity denied?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Taking a stand

  • 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?
  • 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?
  • Is it more important to stand up to injustice when those around you do not?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    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

    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
    LEARNING PLAN

    Community Connections Partnership: Columbus Day Reimagined Grades 3-5

  • How can I describe ways people are different from me?
  • How can I live, work and play with others when we have differences?
  • What are group identities and how do they describe me? Others?
  • 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?
  • What does it mean to feel good about myself and how can I express that I like who I am?
  • 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?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    Arts
    Social Justice Domains