If I Were a Refugee: Creative Activity

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Learning Objective

Today I am learning to use figurative language and narrative techniques to develop an imaginative narrative that humanizes the Syrian refugee crisis.

I will … respond to creative writing prompts that help me connect with children that are living through the refugee crisis.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.3
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.3.A
Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.3.B
Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.

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