Free Life Skills Lesson: Self-Identity Activities for High School Students

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Self-identity can be a tough topic for middle school and high students. Teenagers are often just on the brink of figuring out who they are or who they want to be. Plus, teens often feel like others label them or only define them through hobbies or interests. This is where an activity on exploring identity can be really helpful to teachers or educators. This is part of the series, Life Skills Lessons, which have been designed to be completed in 15 minutes or less. This one specifically has self identify activities for high school students. It will help teens explore who they are (and who they want to be) based on character traits—not just labels. Enter your email below to get it.



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This lesson has three steps.

Once you introduce the topic and do the activity, you’ll be able to complete this in 15 minutes or less.

Get the poster.

This poster is free for you. Use it to get students talking about character traits.

Use the mini worksheets for self identity activities for high school students.

This activity is ready to go and will help students open up.

We hope you enjoy this lesson plan on identify and self identity activities for high school students. Look for more 15-minute lesson plans here

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Stacy Tornio
Stacy Tornio is a freelance writer in Wisconsin who has worked in the educational space for many years. She comes from a long line of teachers and believes educators are powering our future. Her favorite teacher was Mrs. Murray, a fourth-grade educator who introduced her to the joy of Nancy Drew.