Lesson Plan


how to think about social justice leadership
David M.
Classroom teacher
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
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My Grades 12
My Subjects English Language Arts

Students will be able to...

Identify what they as a leader can do to help low achieving students achieve better.

English Language Arts
Social Studies
English Language Learning
Grades 12
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1 direct instruction

Introduce statistics about student achievement and lower SES in CA.  

Show statistics about the amount of reading by SES and the geometric gains per year associated with amount of reading before kindergarten and through 3rd grade.

Ask students to identify the numbers of lower SES in their own school.

Students identify strategies that would work to cause lower SES students to read more.