You are a teacher and will be teaching a Grade 2 class next year. You’ve just recieved the list of names for your class. The initials are here, you can come up with the full names. The type of area you teach in will determine what kind of names there will be. For example, are there lots of trendy, mis-spelled names? Are there a predominant amount of classic, vintage names? [name]Do[/name] you work in a multi-cultural area? Is there a dominant culture in the class?
When you see the list of names, what are your initial reflections? You’ve never met any of these kids before, but are you starting to form impressions already just based on the names?