Unit Guide: The California Ethnic Studies Collection


Students need access to a wide range of histories and perspectives that encourage them to think critically and become thoughtful, empathetic members of their communities. And with California phasing in the statewide graduation requirement for ethnic studies, it is more critical than ever to fill gaps in your current curriculum.

That’s why we’re pleased to offer the California Ethnic Studies Collection.

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Key Takeaways

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Flexible units
Help teachers cover hegemony & counterhegemony, humanization & dehumanization, identity & narrative, and transformation & change
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Content coverage
Including African-American, Asian-American, Arab-American, Pacific Islander, Chicanx/Latinx, and Native American ethnic groups
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Alignment
Seamless connection to the statewide model curriculum and California mandate
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The California Ethnic Studies Collection is available as an add-on to Newsela Social Studies, a teacher favorite for high-interest, high-quality content that exposes students of all grade bands to diverse perspectives and inquiry-based learning opportunities.

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