Learners compare the meaning of justice with fairness and distinguish the meanings of fair, just, equal, and equitable. They write a definition for each term and display it on the wall for the duration of the unit.
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Unit: Character Education: Fairness (Grade 8)
Unit: Grow Involved 6-8
Young people learn about environmental stewardship and its importance to all people. They carry out a service project that demonstrates environmental stewardship.
Unit: Justice and Kindness Play a Part
Raise awareness of ways to advocate for justice and kindness and bring positive change in their school, community, and world.
Unit: Food for Thought Middle School Unit by the Westminster Schools
To help students see music as an art form that identifies social injustice, advocates for change, and proclaims hope on behalf of the forgotten.
To produce paintings or drawings that represent their “Dream of Peace” and that are submitted to an art competition.
A teacher using this lesson can look for art competitions locally or nationally that are sponsored by a museum, organization, or school district; a teacher might...
Unit: Understanding Justice, Kindness and Tolerance
This lesson examines one way a lack of self-awareness can play a role in perpetuating racism and prejudice. Learners identify ways they can advocate for justice and kindness.
Unit: Stand and Deliver for Justice and Diversity
Unit: TeachOne for Earth Day
What are the forces in our lives that separate us from the outdoors today, and what can we do to fuel up on the power of nature? In this lesson, young people research the benefits of being outside and the human impact on the environment or about environmental justice issues with a...
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
In this lesson, young people compare the communications and strategies of Malcolm X with those of Martin Luther King, Jr. They discuss the causes, effects, and ways to address racism through a discussion forum. They plan and hold the forum in the community.
Unit: Challenging Social Boundaries
Learners will sponsor Mix It Up Day, a national project to promote diversity within a school environment. Learners will experience roles as private citizens attempting to change behavior.