Why Do Students Question Their Opinions?
When students are looking at the similarities between certain personalities, but they were also asked to check the backgrounds and obstacles these individuals had to face. When comparing these, they may notice that different ethnicities face different challenges, or the students might disagree with that position. To add on to the richness of the discussion, one more question must be asked: Do certain ethnicities have a harder time accomplishing certain groups? And if so, why? As students discuss this, they are also learning a more important lesson that simply comparing and analyzing different texts: they are learning about different perspectives, and are in a controlled environment in which the teacher ensures that both sides are equally respected and