Exploring Past and Present Identities Of Your Town

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Essential Question
  • 1. How is your life easier or more difficult based on who you are or where you were born?
  • 2. How are you different or the same as someone who lives somewhere else?
  • 3. What are some things that you like about the town you live in?
  • 4. How has the place you've grown up influenced your group identity?
  • 5. How do you benefit from your identity?
  • 6. What groups or people lived here originally, before you did?
  • 7. How could you describe and compare your group identities to other people?
  • 8. What are group identities and how do they describe you? Others?
  • 9. What do you think happened to the people that lived in your town before you?
  • 10. Who do you think lived in your town before you did?
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