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The Origins of Names

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
8
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
This lesson, created for the children's story, 'T…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
8
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
This lesson, created for the children's story, 'The Name Jar,' by Yangsook Choi deals with issues of cultural identity, racism and immigration. Having just arrived from Korea with her family, Unhei is anxious about making friends and worried that no one will be able to pronounce her name. Instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she decides to pick a new name.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Languages
Korean
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
prejudice
discrimination
racism
immigration
identity
birth names
bullying
acceptance
Duration
1-2 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015