FoodPrints Curriculum

Activism and Food Justice


Conservation & Social Justice

Standards Alignment:

Common Core ELA

Grade Level:

2nd Grade


Spring / March


The purpose of this lesson is for students to understand activism by studying food justice advocates and designing their own food justice campaign. This lesson supports the DCPS 2nd Grade ELA Unit Activism.

Big Idea

We can become food justice advocates by learning from food justice leaders.

Guiding Questions

  • What does food justice mean to you?
  • How is food justice related to other types of activism?

Instructional video geared for students to support teaching this lesson