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Lesson Plan July 27, 2021

‘I Am Omar’: Exploring Identity and Representation

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Warm-up:

  • Make a list of five words that describe your identity 
  • Discussion: 
    1. How did you decide on these words? Are these words you’ve used to describe yourself, words others have used to describe you, or both?
    2. What influences our identities?

Analyzing the Reporting: Reading “I Am Omar” published by the Post and Courier and responding to comprehension and discussion questions.

Extension Activities:

  1. Create Identity Charts
  1. Think like a Photojournalist
  1. Mapping Omar’s Journey
  2. Reflective Writing

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