Facing History and Ourselves with 10 Questions for Young Changemakers –– Student Activism

In collaboration with Facing History and Ourselves, the Democratic Knowledge Project published four lessons about student activism, in which the 10 Questions for Young Changemakers Framework is embeded.  Go to 10 Questions for Young Changemakers.

 

Introduction
Democracy & Civic Engagement

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Prepare to teach this unit by learning about the 10 Questions Framework, how to address current and controversial issues in the classroom, and more.

 

Lesson 1 of 4
Democracy & Civic Engagement

Getting to Know the 10 Questions

Students begin thinking about civic engagement in terms of their own passions and identities as they are introduced to the 10 Questions Framework.

 

Lesson 2 of 4
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10 Questions for the Past: The 1963 Chicago Public Schools Boycott

Students explore the strategies, risks, and historical significance of the the 1963 Chicago school boycott, while also considering bigger-picture questions about social progress.

 

Lesson 3 of 4
Democracy & Civic Engagement

10 Questions for the Present: Parkland Student Activism

Students identify strategies and tools that Parkland students have used to influence Americans to take action to reduce gun violence.

 

Lesson 4 of 4
Democracy & Civic Engagement

10 Questions for the Future: Student Action Project

Students create a plan for enacting change on an issue that they are most passionate about using the 10 Questions Framework.