Can a cartoon teach social justice? (Yes, Zootopia can!)

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This is a mini-unit to teach social justice to younger students. I show Zootopia, stopping to discuss the many social justice issues in the movie. This lesson contains a teacher's guide (so you'll know when to stop and why), a student viewing guide, and an "Easter Egg" viewing checklist for students to use as they follow along. 

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August 2020
Thank you so much! This is exactly what I was looking for!
January 2018
December 2017
When I saw the film I thought it would be a great teaching tool, and I love what you've done with it!
April 2017
April 2017
Love the concept, loved the movie and love the lesson with all the resources. And THANK YOU for aligning this to all the ELA standards! Brava!