Identity Artifact Museum


To provide students the opportunity to build community with their peers, find commonalities, and develop respect for differences through personal artifacts.


Students will learn more deeply about their peers and teachers and feel a greater sense of connection as a community.

Action Steps

  • Give students a worksheet to prompt reflection on key aspects of their identities, such as: ability/disability, culture, family structure, race, religion, and national origin.
  • Students will create a collage to display in the classroom or with a partner using materials and media of their choice.
  • Allow students to walk through the museum and ask each other questions.
  • Lead a reflection conversation to share what students learned about themselves and other students in the process.
  • Follow the linked website in the addendum.


Learning for Justice Magazine. Southern Poverty Law Center. Retrieved January 2022 from

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