We found 19 resources with the concept social injustice
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Instructional Unit Plan
8th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Maya Angelou's first autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, demonstrates both the author's exemplary writing and the themes of gender and racial injustice that perpetuate beyond the limits of the 20th century. Use a thorough...
Political Theory - John Rawls
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Pretty much everyone has heard the phrase life is unfair. A theory by John Rawls, a famous political theorist, as to why this occurs in government and society presents itself. Pupils watch his theory through primary resource photographs...
An Introduction to John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Justitia, the Roman symbol of justice, is traditionally pictured as blindfolded, holding a sword in one hand and a balance scale in the other to represent that idea that justice should be independent of wealth, power, or status. But how...
A Teaching Guide on Local and Global Transitional Justice
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
The Road to Peace introduces learners to the concept of transitional justice, a process where nations examine the causes of conflict, identify abuses, and use this information to develop a plan to transition to a society that upholds...
Museum of Tolerance: Teaching Tolerance
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do you teach classes to recognize and confront intolerance? To recognize their preconceptions and commit to change? The materials in this collection, prepared by the Museum of Tolerance, are designed to achieve these goals. Whether or not a visit to the Museum is in the works for your classes, they will benefit from the activities and exercises in this collection designed to promote tolerance and understanding.
The Pursuit of Democracy and Diversity: The Trial of Pro-Social Injustice in Historical Documents and Accounts
8th CCSS: Adaptable
Class members investigate The Indian Removal Act of 1830, U.S. Theft of Mexican Territory Timeline, and President Abraham Lincoln’s letter to Horace Greeley, 1862, and then conduct a mock trial of each of these documents to determine...
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: KWHL
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
After completing the 11th chapter of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi, take part in a KWHL chart driven by the question,When is it appropriate and admirable to defy authority? Focusing on codes of conduct, scholars...
Bring Down the Barriers: Lesson 8 Is Number 8 Of 15 In Unit Plan
6th - 9th
Students examine social injustices and discrimination. In this cross curricular lesson, students work in pairs to discuss letters they've previously written about tolerance and the Holocaust. The class then completes a vocabulary...
Bring Down the Barriers: Lesson 15 Is Number 15 Of 15 In Unit Plan
6th - 9th
Students examine issues of prejudice and discrimination. In this social behavior lesson, student examine what they've learned over the previous 14 lessons as it relates to social injustice, prejudice and hatred. They complete journal...
Bring Down the Barriers: Lesson 13 Is Number 13 Of 15 In Unit Plan
7th - 9th
Young scholars examine the issues of social injustice and intolerance. In this language arts lesson, students compose and discuss a journal entry. They then complete a vocabulary exercise based on words encountered in the story The...
Bring Down the Barriers: Lesson 9 Is Number 9 Of 15 In Unit Plan
7th - 9th
Pupils examine the issues of prejudice and hatred. In this poetry lesson plan, students analyze how Rosa Parks addressed an issue of social injustice. Pupils go on to conduct research on Rosa Parks and compose an acrostic poem about her.