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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
learning plan

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...

Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

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...

Grade Level
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

Exploring the Racial Discrimination

What does the term discrimination mean?
Have you been the victim of discrimination?
Do you have friends or families of a different race or ethnicity?
Who suffers discrimination on the basis of age?
Do you think students in certain groups are discriminated against?
Do you think people discriminate based on their perception that individuals had a choice in their condition...

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

Exploring the racial discrimination

What does the term discrimination mean?
Have you been the victim of discrimination? 
Do you have friends or families of a different race or ethnicity?
Who suffers discrimination on the basis of age?
Do you think students in certain groups are discriminated against?
Do you think people discriminate based on their perception that individuals had a choice in their condition...

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

Using Your Voice to Take Action

What responsibility does an individual have to make society better?
Why is it important to stand up to injustice when those around you do not?
How can you be the change that you want to see?

Grade Level
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Civics
Social Justice Domains