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As we search for answers we begin to define ourselves. To what extent are we defined by our talents and interests? How are our identities influenced by how we think others see us? How do we manage multiple identities? At the same time, beginning the year by having students examine and share their own identities is a way to build relationships in your class.
When sixth grade students begin a new school year, often with unfamiliar classmates and teachers, it is particularly important for them to have the opportunity to get to know their new community and to become known by others.
The activities suggested in this lesson begin this process of relationship building. First, distribute an index card to each student. Their names should not appear on the cards.
Then collect the cards. Read a card and ask the class to guess who the fact describes. Main activity In the next several lessons, students will focus on the concept of identity.
Or you can share this definition with students: In this excerpt a young girl, Esperanza, reflects on her name. Students can begin with the words orphrases they underlined in the passage that represent how Esperanza defines her identity. You can also provide groups with some questions to guide them: Where is her family from?
What languages does she speak? What does she hope for her future? What does she think about her name? What does this reveal about her personality? Students can create identity charts for historical figures as well as for civilizations and nation-states. For example, have students create identity charts for Athens and Sparta or for Montezuma or Siddhartha.Thanks so much for visiting our website!
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We will be leaving from the school at 7AM this friday to drive up to Coeur D’Alene in a charter bus. We will be staying two nights in Timberlake High School’s wrestling room. Cason, Mollie, "Who am I? Using Personal Narrative to Reflect on Identity [6th grade]" ().Understanding by Design: Complete School District: North East ISD.
School: Jackson Middle School This unit is intended to be taught at the beginning of the year as both an introduction to the writing process and as an opportunity to create a. The Best Creative Writing Activities for Engaging Your Learners by Lee Watanabe-Crockett | Mar 30, | Writing I was lucky to have had great creative writing teachers when I was in high school.