This activity, suitable for middle school and high school, is a perfect way to get your students to consider life in another person's shoes. It was designed for 10th graders reading Khaled Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns, however it is ideal for any book where there are characters facing prejudice or injustices because of the circumstances into which they were born (socioeconomic background, race, nationality, education, gender, etc.).
Inside you will receive instructions, verbal cues for the exercise, diagrams to help guide you, debrief discussion questions, 35 identity cards, and a final reflection page.
Each identity card gives each student a name, gender,