Individual characteristics (including ideas, feelings and attitudes towards self-worth) and capabilities of a person, or characteristics of a social group.
Factors that shape identities and adolescent health behaviours, such as the impact of: cultural beliefs and practices, family, societal norms, stereotypes and expectations, the media, body image.
- Critical and creative thinking
- Personal and social capability
- Ethical understanding
- Intercultural understanding
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brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)
provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.
lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)
What is identity?
- Basics of IdentityIdentity is largely concerned largely with the question: “Who are you?” What does it mean to be who you are? Identity relates to our basic values that dictate the choices we make (e.g., relationships, career).
- Self-IdentityAn article on how you identify with yourself and the perceptions placed on oneself.