One Voice for Grades 3-5
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How can I be a part of democracy?
Week 1: Why is identity important?
Week 2: How does empathy help us get along?
Lesson 1: Why is freedom important in the United States? (Coming Soon)
Lesson 2: What is empathy?
Lesson 3: Why does empathy matter?
Lesson 4: How does lived experience shape our perspectives?
Lesson 5: How can I be me without making others feel bad?
Week 3: How can we treat people fairly? (Coming Soon)
Lesson 1: What is equity?
Lesson 2: Why is life easier for some people and harder for others?
Lesson 3: What is racism?
Lesson 4: How does discrimination happen?
Lesson 5: What do our laws say about discrimination?
Week 4: Why is justice important? (Coming Soon)
Lesson 1: Why do human rights matter?
Lesson 2: What is justice?
Lesson 3: What can we learn from non-violence?
Lesson 4: How did people fight racism in the past?
Lesson 5: How did the civil rights movement change the United States?
Week 5: What does it mean to stand up for your rights? (Coming Soon)
Lesson 1: How do you decide what to stand up for?
Lesson 2: What are my rights as a student?
Lesson 3: What are different ways to take a stand?
Lesson 4: How can we encourage others to take a stand?
Lesson 5: Why are protests controversial?
Week 6: How can I take action against injustice? (Coming Soon)
Lesson 1: How are my family's experiences different from others?
Lesson 2: What is bias?
Lesson 3: How can you communicate with someone you disagree with?
Lesson 4: What does it mean to take someone else's perspective?
Lesson 5: What can people do about racism today?
Table Talk: How to Discuss One Voice with Your Child
Having meaningful conversations about equity and social justice issues is so important for students of all ages. But knowing where to start and how to structure the conversation can be a challenge. Watch these short videos for some great advice on how some simple dinnertime discussion can help reinforce the One Voice lessons: