How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
In your own words, what is peace?
Why is it important to care for other people's peace?
Are people and nature connected?
How do we show our empathy towards others?
Where do you want to spread more peace, as a "peacemaker"?
What does it mean to feel good about myself and how can I express that I like who I am?
How do I get to know others and allow others to get to know all of me?
What are gender stereotypes and how do we identify them?
How do gender stereotypes affect your interactions outside the classroom?
What does it...
How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
How does struggle help define who we are?
How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
How does race affect out identity?
What is identity?
How do we obtain equality?
How does the color of your skin? (Created)
Does my identity mean I get to do things other kids can’t, or keep me from doing something?
Do all people have the same rights?
What part do culture and history play in the formation of our individual and collective identities?
1. What hateful words stayed in Rodriguez’s memory his entire life? Cite the text.
2. Rodriguez writes, “We never stopped crossing borders.” Give two examples from the text of how he extends the metaphor of borders.
3. Compare how Luis’ mother responded to the woman in Will Rogers Park with how she felt on the inside. Tell about a time...
-Why do we feel empathy for others when they are mistreated?
-How are people similar to and different from each other?
-Should individuals stand up for what’s right even when it puts them at risk?
-How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
-What part do culture and history play in the formation...