American Attitudes Towards Refugees

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Learning Objective

Today I am learning to use evidence from the text to analyze the authors’ arguments and points of view.

So I can … deepen my understanding of why the Syrian refugee crisis has created a debate in America.

I know I understand when I can summarize each argument using at least two citations from the text.

I know I understand whenI can use information from the text to explain the point of view of the author.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.6
Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author's point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.5
Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.1
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.2
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

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