Auto-Ethnography Shadowbox Project

Watch this video to see Mr. Muniz’s sample Shadowbox!

9th Grade Ethnic Studies students all over Oakland will be creating Auto-Ethnography projects in the form of shadowboxes.

A link to some of the work created by students at Fremont High School can be found HERE.

Students –

Before your project is complete please make sure you have completed all the tasks on the following checklist:

  • Find pictures to be printed (and saved in Google Classroom)
  • Choose shoe box and art materials
  • Turn in completed shadowbox planner
  • Complete Edublog Assignment #2
  • Add Dominant & Counter-Narrative pictures to your shadowbox lid
  • Add Identity pictures and art materials to the interior of the shadowbox
  • Write an artist statement, and submit it using this form
  • Shadowbox must be labeled and photographed
  • Complete Edublog Assignment #3 (Located in Google Classroom)

If you are finished early, please click THIS LINK to watch a video on how to add your coggle identity map to your edublog.  Then… make it happen!

Dominant and Counter-Narrative


Click the picture to review the presentation.

Today we learned the meaning of Narrative, Dominant Narrative, Stereotype, and Counter-Narrative.  With that information in mind, please follow the directions below:

  1. Go to Google Images
  2. Find a picture of a DOMINANT NARRATIVE that someone in power has told about you, or someone like you.
  3. Save that picture to your drive (Alt+Click, Save Image As..)
  4. Upload that picture to this padlet.  Add your name and period number to the title.
  5. Explain why this picture is an example of the Dominant Narrative.

1st Marking Period Grades Check-In


The First Marking Period is almost done…

How are your grades?

Check out your current Ethnic Studies Grade in JUPITER GRADES, then complete the form linked below.