My Culture Myself

Guide students to create a collage that shows their cultural identity, using the accompanying template.

Materials: student-selected images and pictures; glue; markers

Procedure:

  • Copy and distribute the My Culture/My Self page.
  • Guide students to write ideas about themselves in each of the four categories.

My Family Background-Where does your family come from (what countries or cultures?)

Family Traditions-What special holidays does your family celebrate?

Where I Live-What neighborhood do you live in? What’s special about it?

Cultural Traditions-What activities are you involved in? (Hula, lion dancing, taekwondo, ukulele)

  • Assign students to collect images related to each of the categories (pictures, magazine clippings, internet sources)
  • Guide students to either rip or cut out the images and attach them to the back of the My

Culture/My Self page.

  • Guide students to share their My Culture/My Self pages with each other, discussing their personal cultural history.

Writing -MY CULTURE_MYSELF-2

 

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