Richard Rodriguez at Kennedy Elementary
Public identity vs. Private Identity
This classroom has BOTH
"Without question, it would have pleased me to hear my teachers address me in Spanish when I entered the classroom" (Rodriguez 34).
- Signs in English and Spanish
- Read book titled "Abuela"
- Many bilingual students
- Other languages are not hidden
- Asks students to teach Spanish words
- Students feel IMPORTANT when embracing the language they speak at home