Identity on the Line
Identity on the Line

Belonging & alienation

SHORT COURSE

45 - 90 minutes

Lesson plan – 3 parts

Part 1 - 15 minsPower point presentation

PPT presentation with an intro on the subject, short film,  quotes, and questions for students.

Part 2 - 20 minsThink- pair- share activity based on questions from the PPT

The teacher asks one of the proposed open-ended questions and students think quietly about it for a minute or two. Then every student pairs up with a partner, and they discuss the question for two to five minutes. Finally, the whole class engages in a discussion where students raise their hands and share all the thoughts and ideas they’ve gathered.

Questions:

What is your identity?
What makes you feel like you belong somewhere?
What can make people feel accepted?

You can also use worksheets so students can write down the questions and their thoughts.

Download the worksheet here.

Part 3 - 10 minsEvaluation

If decided to implement a short course you are invited to consider using the evaluation strategy 3-2-1. You ask your students to write 3 things they learned, 2 things they found interesting and 1 thing they don’t understand, have questions about or would like to know more.

Download the evaluation format here.

Share your experience

We would be delighted to receive information from you. If you wish to share what has been done in your class, we would be happy to receive a short presentation accompanied by photos or works from your students. These can be presented on our social media or our webpage if you wish. In this way, you can inspire and connect with other teachers with the same teaching passion. 

Send mail to info@i-on.museum

LONG COURSE

Over a week or more

Lesson plan – 5 parts

Part 1 - 15 minsPower point presentation

PPT presentation with an intro on the subject, short film,  quotes, and questions for students.

Part 2 - 20 minsThink- pair- share activity based on questions from the PPT

The teacher asks one of the proposed open-ended questions and students think quietly about it for a minute or two. Then every student pairs up with a partner, and they discuss the question for two to five minutes. Finally, the whole class engages in a discussion where students raise their hands and share all the thoughts and ideas they’ve gathered.

Questions:

What is your identity?
What makes you feel like you belong somewhere?
What can make people feel accepted?

You can also use worksheets so students can write down the questions and their thoughts.

Download the worksheet here.

Part 3 - 1-10 days depending on school dynamicsHome assingment

To build your school exhibition the work starts at home. Learners are invited to research the topic which can be approached in two ways

1) Based on personal experience: learners are invited to detect photos or objects related to the discussed concept (Home, away, resilience, belonging… and produce a poster which integrates the photo (or the photographed object) and their short comment/ story related to this object.

2) Migration based:learners are invited to interview family members who have migratory experiences and present their story accompanied by an illustration (drawing about the story, photo of this person or photo of an object this peron connects with his/her migratory experience.

Download the poster template here.

Part 4 - 45/60 minsSchool work- mounting the exhibition

Display all posters and invite learners, who wish so, to present their findings.

Part 5 - 10 minsEvaluation

You ask your students to write 3 things they learned, 2 things they found interesting and 1 thing they don’t understand, have questions about, or would like to know more.

After each session, you ask your students to fill in the exit card which can be further used to start the next session. To evaluate the long course, you can be creative and cut out of paper three types of forms for each student; a heart, a sun, and a drop. Invite your student to place the form next to the exhibition work that makes them happy (sun), sad (drop), or sympathize with or feel close to (heart).

 

Download the evaluation material template here.

 

Another evaluation option you might consider is to offer the I-ON evaluation template which can be found with the 3-2-1 evaluation template in the Resources section.

Download the evaluation format template here.

Share your experience

We would be delighted to receive information from you. If you wish to share what has been done in your class, we would be happy to receive a short presentation accompanied by photos or works from your students. These can be presented on our social media or our webpage. This way, you can inspire and connect with other teachers with the same passion for teaching. 

Send mail to info@i-on.museum

Visit our digital joint exhibition

www.identityontheline.eu
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