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I'M A ....

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Here's a fast-paced activity to highlight different cultural variables.

Ask participants to complete this sentence:

I am a(n) _______________ .

After they have done this, ask them to complete the same sentence 10 different ways.

Ask each person to place his or her list (written side down) on a table and pick up some else's.

Debrief by calling out various categories and asking for examples from different lists.

Here are some suggested categories:

Stress the main learning point that there are more dimensions of difference than race or national origin.