Claire Mitchell

Race, Ethnicity, Nationality, and Jelly Beans

The first video is a straightforward, student made video that explains the difference between race, ethnicity, and nationality using jelly beans!

The second video explains a bit about the history or race and how it is a social construct (made up by people, not biological).

Trevor Noah Apartheid Readings

Trevor Noah: Born a crime

  • Make a T-chart (Cornell style notes)
  • Title: What chapter you are reading.
  • (Run, Born a Crime parts 1+2, Cheese Boys)
  • Right hand side.
  • Notes
  • Quotes (doesn’t have to be the whole thing. Think short phrases.)
  • Main Ideas
  • Left hand side.
  • Your response, reflection, thoughts, surprises.
  • This is your conversation with the reading and yourself.
  • Show me that you were engaged in what you were reading.

Reflection

  • On the back of your paper
  • Reflect on your thoughts/feelings/opinions about what Noah has to say.
  • Some ideas you might talk about:
  • How did apartheid affect his life, even after the law was repealed?
  • How did his experiences shape who he becomes?
  • How was his life similar/different from your own?
  • How did this connect to the statistics you’ve learned about in class?
  • OR choose your own.

Chapter Intros:

Run

Born a Crime Part 1

Born a Crime Part 2

Cheese Boys

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