Examining Social Justice Through Historical, Classic and Contemporary Sources
This outline of a unit plan has students considering the power of literature and investigating social justice. Students begin by analyzing primary sources to spark inquiry and gain historical context, then combine study of To Kill a Mockingbird with a contemporary text of their choosing as they consider how real-life events influence fictional narratives, and…
Race, the 14th Amendment, and Equal Protection
Students engages in inquiry and analysis using primary sources, role play, and discussions of racial discrimination. Students then use evidence-based claims to examine the 14th Amendment and university admissions procedures.