2 What is an identity?Identity is composed of all of the elements that a person is composed of:Behaviorway of being, of thinking, of feelingIdentity reflects the being of each personIt’s the ideas we have aboutHow we see ourselvesHow others see usIt’s formed by our experiencesWhen building our identity, we sometimes look for real or imaginary models with which we can identify
3 Formation of our identity during our adolescence In adolescence, identity is formed when we start to have our independent beliefs from our parents.We have a unique identity according toOur sexPlace of birthOur raceSocial classAgeRelationships with other people are important in the construction of our identity.
4 Important points about identity What matters the most is how YOU see yourself!1. Identity is constructed in interaction with others.2. Identity is a socially constructed definition of our being.3. In the definition of identity it is central:the sense of being.temporary spaceRecognition by others of existence4. The formation of identity involves a process of recognition and appreciationSelf-Esteem
5 We are a product of or part of “OUR IDENTITY IS BUILT IN CONNECTION TO SOCIAL GROUPS.”We are a product of or part ofFamilySchoolNationReligionLocationSocial classEthnicityetc.
6 Marks the relationship of SOCIAL GROUPSAs we develop our identity, we achievea sense of belonging to cultural groupswe share common characteristics.Social groupsThere is a belief ofMarks the relationship ofThemUsExclusionInclusion