Common Core aligned middle school unit focusing on a theme of "Injustice". 18 day plan focuses on injustices faced by humans (i.e. the Holocaust, Japanese internment camps, Trail of Tears), animals (i.e. poaching, owning exotic animals, habitat destruction), and the environment (pollution, habitat destruction). The unit ends with students watching the story of Dr. Seuss' "The Sneetches" and participating in a "social justice" experiment. Links are provided for most resources.
Standards are listed as 6th grade but can be adjusted for other grade levels.