Extension Activities

Social Awareness | Grades 6-8

Learning Goal 3: Demonstrates awareness of how individuals and groups cooperate toward achieving common goals and ideals.

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Go back: Intervention Ed.

Benchmark 1: Explain how individual attitudes and behaviors affect the well-being of their school or community.

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Students draw an “impact web” of how their actions could potentially affect others, or how a historical figure’s actions affected society.

Benchmark 2: Learn about social movements, such as civil rights, abolition and suffrage, and the leaders of the movements and strategies.

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Create opportunities for participation in civic engagement at the school level.

Benchmark 3: Work collaboratively with peers to analyze and address a shared school initiative.

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Adopt a community project. Have students reflect about what they learned about the project.