If I was from Syria?
Point of View Writing: A piece of writing composed from a specific perspective.
Students will be able to write from the perspective of different people affected by the Syrian Civil War in order to formulate an understanding of the impact the Syrian war has had on education.
|Essential Question||What is the impact of the Syrian Civil War on the citizens of Syria and other countries?|
|Entry Document||Most Syrian refugee children work or stay home instead of going to school|
Anchor Chart: Create anchor chart that shares key characteristics of writing from a specific point of view.
Entry document different perspectives
Class predicts what these key perspectives might think/feel after reading the headline.
Question: From your perspective, how has the war affected education in your country and what repercussions do you predict will occur based on the lack of education?
Students self-assess at the end prior to submitting to the teacher
|Publish||Students submit their writing in the form of a Write Response in Newsela.|
|Feedback||Teacher provides feedback to students in Binder.|
|Extension||Writing conference or Small Group work|