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LEARNING PLAN

Family Turkey Togetherness

  • How can you and your family design a feather that represents your culture during the Thanksgiving holiday?
  • What pieces represent your family traditions?
  • Grade Level
    K-2
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Thanksgiving and Culture

  • How does our culture affect the way we celebrate American holidays?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    History
    Social Justice Domains
    TEXT
    Literature

    My Name was Hussein

    Hussein, the narrator of My Name Was Hussein, lives in Bulgaria. His Muslim family takes great pride in their religion and traditions. But soldiers soon arrive in their village and force all of the Muslims to adopt Christian names, thereby inhibiting their freedom and identities.
    Grade Level
    Hristo Kyuchukov
    Subject
    Civics
    History
    Economics
    Geography
    Social Justice Domain
    ARTICLE

    "What Is Being Normalized?"

    TT Educator Grants support social justice work at the classroom, school and district level. TT's grant manager caught up with grantee Chris Hass, whose project included families in his students' social justice education.