Create a classroom flag which incorporates students' culture, values, and history.
This activity supports the development of the following social-emotional skills: self-awareness, social awareness, and relationship skills.
Ask students to work together to create a classroom flag, and use the following questions to guide their work:
Share your classroom flag with your Empatico partner class (e.g., through a live virtual exchange or a tool like Flipgrid, Wakelet, or Padlet) and encourage students to describe the experience of creating their flag, explain important features and influences, and ask questions about each other’s flag.
Guide students through a post-activity reflection by asking the following questions: