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Recognizing acts of heroism- from Dr. MLK Jr. to Rosa Parks and more...

  • How do we describe acts of heroism?
  • What does it mean to be hero?
  • What are the qualities and characteristics of heroes/heroines?
  • Can words about identity hurt people?
  • How can I live, work and play with others when we have differences?
  • What clues help me know when and how people are being treated unfairly?
  • What contributions have people made to justice and fairness historically?
  • Grade Level
    3-5
    Subject
    ELL / ESL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Reflections for MLK Day 2019

  • What do you feel Dr. King stood for?
  • What do his ideals mean to you?
  • How has he impacted the world today?
  • In what way has he had an impact on you?
  • Besides community service, what other ways are there to honor him and the ideals he stood for?
  • Do you agree with the things he stood for?
  • What is the state of the world compared to what Dr. King envisioned?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Immersion Brainstorm 2019

  • What makes us who we are?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?
  • What does it feel like to be belittled or criticized because of your identity?
  • What are the benefits and challenges of belonging to multiple identity groups?
  • Why might people not feel safe to express all their identities?
  • What skills are necessary within diverse societies?
  • What is belonging?
  • What does it mean to belong?
  • How does it feel to belong?
  • What is needed to find a sense of belonging?
  • What are examples of belonging to a community?
  • What happens when people do not belong?
  • What can communities do to create a sense of belonging?
  • What can individuals do to create their own sense of belonging?
  • How do communities become diverse?
  • What is the relationship between diversity and belonging?
  • How does an individual benefit from living in a diverse society?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    Social Justice Domains
    ARTICLE

    Teaching the Government Shutdown

    Avoid polarized arguments about the federal government shutdown by emphasizing historical context, processes and the shutdown's effect on people across the United States.
    LEARNING PLAN

    Hello Action

  • How can I be kind to all people?
  • How can many people speak up together when people are treated unfairly?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Civics
    Social Justice Domains