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Social Justice and Sustainable Eating

What does it mean to "eat green"? What does that look like?
How does "eating green" or eating organic foods help maintain our environment?
How do pesticides and eating processed foods impact the environment?
Where can we find organic foods?
Looking at a map of our city, where can farmers markets and organic selling grocery stores be found? 
Based on...

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
Science & Health
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

Sustainability In Our Town

Do certain areas in our town provide more opportunities for sustainability than others?
What does it mean to be sustainable?
Is being sustainable achievable for everyone?
How can we help our whole town be more sustainable?
Is there anything we can do in our classroom or at our school that allows us to be more sustainable?
How can we encourage...

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Math & Technology
Science & Health
Social Justice Domains
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History of Our State

How does our history impact how we live our lives?
How can I be proud of who I am and celebrate others?
Do all people have the same rights?
Can words about identity hurt people?
How can I live, work and play with others when we have differences?
Why is history important? Does it affect how people live today?
What...

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Social Studies
History
Geography
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domains
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Where I Started: the history of our town

Why is it important to know the history of your town?
What does this town mean to you?
How does the knowledge of how your town started effect how your town is today?
Are there any historical events in this town that effect you?
What are your favorite parts about your town?
Do you know how and why our town...

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
History
Geography
Arts
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

Exploring Sustainability in Our Home

What are some ways our town keeps the earth clean and healthy?
Do you think the choices we all make will affect our community?
What are some ways you can keep the earth sufficient?
Do you think each city has their own rules on keeping the environment clean?
Is there an unfair advantage to different cities, and their access to...

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Geography
Arts
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

Examining How My Town Influences My Identity

What are a few things you like about the town you live in?
How is your town different than other towns? 
What are some common values the people in your town share?
How is your life easier or more difficult based on who you are or where you were born? 
How has your town influenced your identity? 
How do you...

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Geography
Arts
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

Home and Identity

1. How does where I live contribute to your identity?
2. If you don't think your home contributes to your identity share why
3.. What kinds of people live around me? 
4. How are these people different from me? How are they similar? 
5. What privileges do I have based on where I live that others don’t?
6. Who lived...

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Social Studies
History
Geography
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

The History of Our City

What do you love about our city/town?
How do you think growing up in a certain area effects our identity?
How are we similar to our neighbors? How are we different?
Do individuals have worse or better experiences in their life depending on what area they grow up in?
How did the individuals within that community effect your identity?
What...

Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Geography
Science & Health
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

The History of Our Town

What is identity?
What are group identities and how do they describe you?
How do I benefit from my identities?
What are some ways you are similar or different from your peers?
What are some ways you are similar or different from people living in another place?
Do all people have the same rights?
How do I get to know...

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Social Studies
History
Geography
Social Justice Domains