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To Kill a Mockingbird: Social Justice Research

To provide context for 9th grade students about life in 1930s Alabama for reading To Kill a Mockingbird, as well as research ideas for their Social Justice project associated with this novel unit.

Social Justice Research Suggestions

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Indian Independence Movement

Anti Apartheid movement

Tiananmen Square protests

Environmentalism (can include Climate Change)

Immigration Rights/DACA & Trump

LGBTQQI Rights

#MeToo Movement

The Occupy Wallstreet Movement

Women’s March

March for Our Lives (Gun Control)

Disability Rights

Black Power Movement (Black Panthers)

Black Lives Matter Movement

Civil Rights Movement

American Indian Movement (AIM) (can include Standing Rock, Alcatraz)

Chicanx Rights Movement

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Database Use Tips

Noodle Tools

Social Justice Fiction

Below are a list of books available for check out to Valley High School students and staff only:

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Social Justice Graphic Novels

Below are a list of books available for check out to Valley High School students and staff only: