This RISING UP: Guidance Unit has been developed to help students at your middle school become better connected to themselves and their family. Through in class discussion, personal reflection, and at home assignments all students who experience this unit will have a clearer understanding of why it is so important to celebrate cultural differences and personal strengths.
Entitled “My Family, My Life” the lessons in this unit will breakdown as follows:
Lesson 1 - Will explain the importance of family and inspire students to understand their unique family background.
Lesson 2 – Will teach the importance of celebrating one’s cultural differences and encourage students to find strength in their cultural identity.
Lesson 3 – Will inspire students to become better connected to their own personal values and gain a better picture of who they want to be in the future.
Ultimately, this guidance unit will work to give students the critical understanding of why it is important to be connected to themselves, their family, and their peers on campus.