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Who Are You?

How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?

What part do culture and history play in the formation of our individual and collective identities?

How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?

What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
How does struggle help define who we are?

Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Civics
History
Arts
Social Justice Domains
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Identity Development & Cultural Diversity Education

How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
What part do culture and history play in the formation of our individual and collective identities?
How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?

Grade Level
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains
learning plan

4/12

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...

Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains
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Exploring Poetry through Jason Reynolds' Long Way Down

-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...

Grade Level
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains