Who Am I, and Who Do I Hope to Become: Identity through an English Classroom

Andy Wertz, English/Film, Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology

Curriculum Unit (pdf)


This unit is designed as an arts infused exploration of student’s identity through the conduit of a high school English course. This unit features research about identity, arts infusion, and authentic curriculum. This unit contains stand-alone lesson plans geared around writing, and speaking/listening standards for the 9th-10th grade classroom. These lessons are fun and challenging activities that develop students’ self-concept as well and giving them practice in writing.