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What Shall We Call You?

“There is ignorance on both sides.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our consideration. If you […]

The Race Card

“Just be human.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our consideration. If you use them in […]

We Are a Unit

“American parents say, ‘Be independent.’ Mexican parents say, ‘You’re staying home.’” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions How does the speaker describe the difference between an American and a Mexican way of raising children?  Why does the speaker lean “towards the American […]

Neither Mexican Nor American

“More importantly than bilingual in my mind is bicultural.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our […]

I Thought We Were Really Good Friends

“When I was needed was the only time I felt included.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions How does the speaker find out that he and his roommate are not really good friends? Why does he end up not talking to his […]

First Generation

“I never knew I was illegal.”   Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What do we learn about the storyteller’s family? How does the storyteller feel about his family? What was the storyteller’s early experience of America like? What were his […]

A Turbulent Time

“Fear is a very poor motivator.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our consideration. If you […]

Where Are You From?

“We are not different. All of us, we are human.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for […]