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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
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How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
How do we connect in meaningful ways with people who are different from us?
What is the relationship between diversity and inequality?

Grade Level
Subject
Social Studies
Civics
History
Economics
Geography
SEL
Social Justice Domains
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Exploring our Social & Emotional World

What groups do I belong to?
What are my identities?
How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
What identities do I share with my family? 
What identities do I have that are different from my family?
How do I explore my feelings? 
What does it mean to feel emotionally safe?
How can I take...

Grade Level
Subject
Social Studies
SEL
Arts
ELL / ESL
Science & Health
Social Justice Domains
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Understanding The Power of Identity

How does understanding my personal identity affect those around me?
How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
What are my identities?
What identities do I share with my family? What identities do I have that are different from my family?
Does my identity mean I get to do things other kids can’t, or keep...

Grade Level
K-2
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Civics
History
Social Justice Domains
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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 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
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Arts
Social Justice Domains