Guide for middle school curriculum framework
Steps with white stars are indicated as strongly recommended for middle school students
2 should be completed by teachers prior to the arrival of mentors.
Steps in the first two units should
proceed sequentially according to the numbered step
Teachers should determine what material from steps 8
9 may be most helpful for students
when formulating their action plan in Step 10.
In Unit 3, steps can be implemented as needed in an ord
er determined by the mentors and
(these are marked in diagonal stripes)
. Some steps are labeled AT (Activist Tool) and are
optional but linked with the steps above them. All steps in Unit 3 work best when carried out in
an order progressing from le
ft to right.