Positive Personal & Cultural Identity

Competency Illustrations


Life Is What You Make It

Students in an English First Peoples class worked with the story "A Boy in the Ditch". The story contains material that is both of sensitive and thought provoking. Students worked through a number of questions relating to the topic "life is what you make it", and then read the story. Following the reading they responded to more discussion questions, then wrote a multi-paragraph composition based on the prompt "Life is What You Make It".

Work sample:

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5 I understand that my learning is continuous and my concept of self and identity will continue to evolve. I can describe how aspects of my life experiences, family history, background, and where I live (or have lived) have influenced my values and choices. I can identify how my strengths can help me meet challenges, and I understand that I will continue to develop new skills, abilities, and strengths; I can identify how my challenges can be opportunities for growth. I can identify my potential as a leader in the communities I belong to. Personal values and choices