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Expressing Langston Hughes' "Harlem/A Dream Deferred" and Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun" Through the Arts

How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
Which art mediums do you gravitate towards? Is there an art form (like drawing, painting, music, dance, theater, etc.) that you use to express yourself in addition to or instead of words?
What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other...

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Exploring Racism and Slavery in American History

What are my identities?
What groups do I belong to?
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?
How can I learn more about other people?
How do I know when people are being treated unfairly?
How have people been treated unfairly in...

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Subject
History
Social Justice Domains
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Understanding our differences

How do we use our difference to our advantage?
How are you different?
How can I describe ways people are different from me?
How can I describe and compare my group identities with those of other people?
Can words about identity hurt people?
How can I ask people about their lives and experiences in a respectful, kind and understanding way...

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3-5
Subject
History
Social Justice Domains
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4/12

1. What hateful words stayed in Rodriguez’s memory his entire life? Cite the text.
2. Rodriguez writes, “We never stopped crossing borders.” Give two examples from the text of how he extends the metaphor of borders.
3. Compare how Luis’ mother responded to the woman in Will Rogers Park with how she felt on the inside. Tell about a time...

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Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains