We will continue our discussion of social stratification by turning towards ethnicity. While race alludes to those who share physical characteristics, ethnicity refers to those who share a common heritage, language or culture.
For January 26:
__ Read: Finish The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
__Write a short answer to the following question:
Did stereotypes of Native Americans hurt Arnold when he went to Rearden High School?
Note to answer a short answer question use the following template:
First sentence: Answer the question directly
Second sentence: explain what you mean – include an explanation of stereotype (look it up in your book)
Third sentence: Paraphrase or use quote or example from the book
Sentences 4-5: clarify/explain example/quote and how it answers the question.
Concluding sentence: Confidently restate answer alluding to example/quote OR Point out how the opposite
What would you do if you heard someone say a racist remark?