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Grade K-3, 4-7, 8-9
Subject English Language Arts
Resource type Lesson plan/Unit plan
Duration 60-120 minutes

About This Resource

This lesson, created for the children's story, 'The Name Jar,' by Yangsook Choi deals with issues of cultural identity, racism and immigration. Having just arrived from Korea with her family, Unhei is anxious about making friends and worried that no one will be able to pronounce her name. Instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she decides to pick a new name.
The Origins of Names

Resource info

  • CASJ
  • Oct 9, 2015