My Name Is Yoon


Alone. Animation by Sharon Glouderman.

Art Infusion 1

Have each student create their own identity collage using their name as a central feature. Ask students to show their identity through their family traditions, food, family members, clothing, personal interests influenced by/shared with their family, and things that make them feel special.

Art Infusion 2

Ask students: If you were moving to a new country and you could only bring one suitcase with you, which five items would you bring in that suitcase? Why are they important to you? Have students each make a suitcase using shoes boxes.

Teaching Activities

Storyboard That--storyboard creator to use alongside Readers Theatre activities

Google Translate--translate names or common phrases

Class debate: Does My Name Is Yoon have a happy or unhappy ending?