How does our exposure to media mould our thinking and beliefs?
What groups do I belong to?
What are my identities?
How do I know I’m part of a group?
How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
What identities do I share with my family? What identities do I have that are different from my family?
From a teachers perspective:
How can I describe ways people are different from me?
Can words about identity hurt people?
How can I describe and compare my group identities with those of other people?
How can I ask people about their lives and experiences in a respectful, kind and understanding way?
How can I be proud of who I am and celebrate others?
What are group identities and how do they describe me? Others?
How do I get to know others and allow others to get to know all of me?
What has happened throughout history to people like me?
What can one person do to create a safe, welcoming place for all?
How can we be more aware and better prepared to practice social awareness and encourage social justice?
What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
How could one person’s identity threaten another person’s rights?
What privilege do people have based on their identity?
What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
What have you learned about the systematic way that the Japanese and Japanese Americans were dehumanized following the Executive Order 9066 was put into action after the bombing of Pearl Harbor ushering the U.S. into World War II?
What have you learned about the systematic way that the Nazis began to dehumanize Jewish people during World War II?
How can I be kind to all people?
What can I do to make things fair?
How do I speak up when I see people treated unfairly?
Why is it scary to speak up sometimes?
How am I the same as other people? How am I different from other people?
How can I show people I like them?