Introduce the concept of "identity" to students through viewing a slideshow or playing a fun Kahoot! game!
This activity supports the development of the following social-emotional skills: self-awareness, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making.
Engage students in a discussion about identity. You might explain: "Our identity makes us who we are, like our experiences, beliefs, hobbies, and more! It can include who we think we are, who others say we are, and who we hope to be. What else do you think our identity includes?"
Use the slideshow or Kahoot! game below to help students learn about different parts of their identity, and ways they can learn about others' identity (instead of making assumptions about them). Then, students will engage in short reflection exercises and reflect on what they learned.
Guide students through a post-activity reflection by asking the following questions: