The Power of Persuasion in Speech and Theater Through the Lens of Diversity

Grade Level
public
LEARNING PLAN
Essential Question
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • What part do culture and history play in the formation of our individual and collective identities?
  • How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
  • What is the relationship between diversity and inequality?
  • 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?
  • How do we connect in meaningful ways with people who are different from us?
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Plan Built By
SamantheBurrow
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