Starting at the Beginning: Exercises that Help Us Look Differently at Words



The exercises that follow are designed to:

  • Explore a personal definition of the term "word."
  • Consider how others have referred to the signficance of words.
  • Recognize how and why we use certain words.
  • Recognize the importance of being able to name oneself.
  • Define and analyze words that are used within the concepts of diversity.

Read through and complete the first activities in this section:

  • Creating a Personal Definition
  • Considering Other Peoples' Thoughts
  • Naming Yourself