This mini-unit explores the concept of belonging through the lens of equality, kindness, and justice. This unit introduces concepts such as race, racism, inequality, and equality through concise and developmentally appropriate definitions.
Throughout the 12 pages of this unit, students will be asked to engage in story prompts and thought exercises that help explore these big subjects in accessible ways.
This unit includes a suggested educator prompt sheet along with a student worksheet.
Some questions posed include:
"What does belonging mean to you?"
"Who in your life makes you feel as though you belong?"
The mini-unit also includes lesson-extending activities for students to work through alone or for teachers to complete as a classroom activity.