Part 1: Review the U.S. Department of Justice definition of a gang.
Part 2: Invent a fictional character and select at least 3 specific elements, known or unknown to them, that might have influenced their decision to join a gang. Consider the following:
- Their parental influences
- Home environment
- School performance
- Any other element you believe relevant
Part 3: Using what you’ve learned thus far, address the following:
- Explain how the elements you selected influenced your character’s choice to join a gang.
- Once you have explained the elements you selected, address at least 1 myth related to gang activity.