Welcome to Social Justice-English 12
The Social Justice--ELA 12 course is designed to encourage students to think for themselves about things that matter.
As a student of this course, you will be provided with tools, methods, and frameworks for constructing your own learning plans and initiatives as regards to social justice issues. You are encouraged to become critically conscious of your own agenda and to begin articulating your own developing commitments to social justice issues as you undertake the readings, assignments, discussions, workshops, etc.
Goals for Social Justice 12
The following goals reflect and are represented in the Prescribed Learning Outcomes for Social Justice 12 in each curriculum organizer. The goals of Social Justice 12 are to enable students to
- acquire knowledge that allows them to recognize and understand the causes of injustice
- apply critical thinking and ethical reasoning skills to a variety of social justice issues
- develop an understanding of what it means to act in a socially just manner
- become responsible agents of change, making positive contributions toward a socially just world