Students analyze news stories on the COVID-19 pandemic and practice photojournalism skills to compose photo stories on the impacts of the pandemic and elections in their communities.
This conversation-based unit guides students in telling fuller truths about marginalized people's experiences and struggles for justice by centering stories of joy.
Students will use journalism sources to understand sickle cell disease, identify injustices that people with sickle cell face, and create art to bring awareness to the disease and related injustices.
This unit focuses on the power of both underreported news stories and poetry to tell a story and get to the emotional core of a justice issue.
This unit explores how journalism can (dis)empower communities, and uses news stories to examine the roots and effects of injustice against Indigenous people in the Amazon and in students' own lives.
Students approach a variety of racial justice topics, connecting those topics to themselves and their communities through a lens of social-emotional learning.
This viewing guide for the documentary "America’s Medical Supply Crisis” leads students in discussion, reflection, and projects that increase public awareness about the PPE shortage in the U.S.
A lesson plan to guide analysis of a video introduction to Nikole Hannah-Jones and The 1619 Project.
A lesson plan for close reading and guided discussion of Bryan Stevenson's essay for The 1619 Project, which traces the legacy of slavery in the contemporary criminal justice system.
This resource includes quotes, key terms/names/historical events, and guiding questions for many of the 30+ essays and creative works that compose The 1857 Project.
This lesson plan is designed to introduce William Freivogel’s essay, and The 1857 Project as a whole, through discussion questions and guided reading.