Search


LEARNING PLAN

Learning about injustices around the world through current events

  • What problems arise when we relate to people as members of a group, rather than as unique individuals?
  • How do power and privilege shape the relationships people have with each other as well as with institutions?
  • How can the lived experiences of individuals reflect social inequities?
  • How is empathy a seed of social action?
  • How does power determine access and opportunity?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    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

    Exploring Action by Reading (Nonfiction) Text Differently

  • Why is it important for me to stand up for others and myself?
  • How can we create a fair and just community?
  • How can I work with others toward fairness in my community?
  • How can different groups work together for everyone’s benefit?
  • What can I do to help groups or individuals who are struggling?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    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