In My Other Life

What would it be like to grow up in another culture? One way to explore this question is through memoirs and novels. Now, with the Internet, you can offer your students an interactive means to venture outside the borders of their own experience to try on an alternative cultural identity.

Guiding Questions

No guiding questions provided.

Learning Objectives

To challenge stereotypes about cultures unfamiliar to us.

To expand awareness of the range of factors that help constitute a cultural identity.

To research, organize, and present information about everyday life in an unfamiliar culture.

To create an imaginative firsthand account of life in an unfamiliar culture.