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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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Juneteenth Lesson

What does Juneteenth tell us about our ideas about the United States?
Why do some Americans celebrate Juneteenth?
What does Juneteenth mean to America?
What can be concluded about how people celebrate and define freedom in America?
Should Juneteenth be a national/federal holiday?
What should all Americans understand about Juneteenth?

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Subject
Social Studies
Civics
History
Social Justice Domains
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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 Diversity in Gender Orientation & Identity

What does it mean to feel good about myself and how can I express that I like who I am?
How do I get to know others and allow others to get to know all of me?
What are gender stereotypes and how do we identify them?
How do gender stereotypes affect your interactions outside the classroom?
What does it...

Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Civics
SEL
Arts
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...

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
History
Social Justice Domains
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Exploring Poetry through Jason Reynolds' Long Way Down

-Why do we feel empathy for others when they are mistreated?

-How are people similar to and different from each other?

-Should individuals stand up for what’s right even when it puts them at risk?

-How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?

-What part do culture and history play in the formation...

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Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains