1.10 Lesson and Assignment How Do Others Influence Our Identity.docx - Unit One A Week Three How Do Others Influence Our Identity Lesson 1.10 Complete

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Unit One A Week Three: How Do Others Influence Our Identity? Lesson 1.10 Complete the following tasks, record your responses on this document, and submit your work (as an attachment) via Blackboard. You will need more space to record your answers; keep typing and the space will expand. 45 marks Before Comprehending and Responding In this lesson, you will continue to explore the concept of identity as you listen to and read a personal essay. Effective listeners and readers use strategies to check and to monitor their understanding. 1. Read the selection “Monitoring Your Comprehension” pages 102 to 111. 2. In the transcript of the 911 call (pages 102-103), what strategies did the caller use to monitor her understanding? /2 marks The caller tried to be calm and patient. The caller asked the information to be repeated, so that her friend wouldn’t be harmed. The caller also summarized the information she understood. 3. What are the four steps for monitoring comprehension? /2 marks 1. Pause at various points and check understanding. 2. Clear if there are any confusions, and also understand the cause. 3. Talk about the confusion. Solve the confusion. 4. Check if the strategy worked or not. Did it ease the confusion, did you get more confused?
4. Of the strategies described in Step 3 (page 105), what strategies have you found useful when reading informational texts? Why? /2 marks I found most of them useful, specifically- Re-reading the confusing part, reflect and retell, slowing my reading pace. These helped me as I understood the text more and was able to comprehend more. 5. Have you ever felt differently when people called you a different name (Beth, Liz, or Lizzy instead of Elizabeth, Mac or Mic instead of MacKenzie, Chuck instead of Charles)? Why or why not? /2 marks I have got confused at once, as my coworker called me “lichi”. I was wondering the reason for calling me Iichi, and she said it sounds cute, and rhyming. After some time, I got used to hearing that as my name. I also became fine, and happy when people used to call me that. I have been very open to names that my friends call me, and never take it seriously, as I learnt to take it in a fun spirit. 6. How do you identify yourself? To what groups or classifications do you belong? Have you ever been treated unfairly because of one of these classifications (classifications might include gender, age, race/culture, ability, financial status, or physical characteristics)? In a paragraph of 5 to 10 sentences, write about an experience you have had with discrimination based on your identity. /4 marks I haven’t actually faced any discrimination based on my identity, but I guess that I have been teased. I am actually a year or more younger than my classmates, and they always tease me whenever the teacher says that “ You all are 18 and must behave like one.” I also feel very left behind, in gym class, as i am not physically up as my classmates. Whenever there is drivers ed classes, I feel like I am one of the very few people who don’t get to go even when almost my whole class does. I have been a little left out when there has been age related topics

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