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

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

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.

Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.

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