Unformatted text preview: The Individual and Society
Urban Science Academy
September 11, 2008 DO-NOW
DO-NOW Pre-Reading activity on Top ½ of Page 3 We are going to read an article about a
Muslim Activist, Asama Khan, and what she
did as a response to the September 11th
terrorist Before we read the article, Write three (3)
questions you think may be answered in this
Atrocities – noun . A wicked or cruel situation
Flux – continuous change, movement
Synchronize – verb. to occur at the same time;
coordinated at the same rate/time
coordinated Du jour – pertaining to the particular day/period.
Du Genesis – the beginning Aghast – appalled; horror-stricken Identity Chart Diagram
Activity Write Aasma Khan’s name on page 4 on the top ½
of the paper. Draw a line from her name to a word that
describes one aspect of who she is (race, religion,
neighborhood, socio-economic class, interests,
• Using this model, create an identity chart for
Aasma Khan. What labels does she use to
describe herself? Which labels might others attach
to her? HW
HW Please create your own identity chart to
share with class using the hand model
described in class.
described Please do not include anything on it that you
feel you do not want to share with others.
feel Due Friday 9/12/2008 ...
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