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Understanding Justice: Learning from History and Current Events

How do bias and injustice affect the future?
What shared beliefs have inspired social justice movements in history?
What problems arise when we relate to people as members of a group, rather than as unique individuals?

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Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Social Justice Domains
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Mi Privilegio

How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are? How can I contribute from a privileged group in society?
What does it feel like to be belittled or criticized because of your identity?
What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?

Grade Level
Subject
Social Studies
Civics
History
Geography
Arts
Social Justice Domains
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Learning Justice at Young Ages

How do we know right from wrong?
How do we make sure we are doing the right thing?
What does it mean to be unfair? In class? In school? At home? In my community? In the world?
How have people been treated unfairly in the past?
When something is unfair does it affect everyone the same way?
Does the way...

Grade Level
K-2
Subject
Social Studies
Social Justice Domains
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Equality: recognizing and respecting

How can we learn more about other people? 
Why is it important that we know about other peoples' race, beliefs, and gender?
What is gender? What is your gender?
Why are people treated differently?
Is it okay to treat people differently?
How am I the same as other people? How am I different from other people?
What does it mean...

Grade Level
K-2
Subject
Social Studies
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

Women's Suffrage Movement

What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
How does privilege shape the lives of individuals and groups?
How have people advocated and fought for justice throughout history?

Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Social Studies
Civics
History
Social Justice Domains
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CA Social Justice Approach

How do I know I’m part of a group?
What identities do I share with my family? What identities do I have that are different from my family?
How do people show that they are proud of themselves?
Does my identity mean I get to do things other kids can’t, or keep me from doing something?
How can I learn...

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