My Neighbor's Keeper: Being an Advocate for Justice

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Overview: This curriculum is a 5-day/5-lesson lesson set that aims to help students understand their roles and contributions as connected members of their communities via exploring concepts of empathy, respect, peacefully recognizing differing perspectives, and practicing being an advocate for justice". This course also aims to instill within students vocabulary that will aid in articulating how to be open and empathetic to others. Students’ growth as “advocates for justice” is the intended goal of this curriculum.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.
Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., consequently, specifically).
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose.


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