What is a Refugee? An Introduction to the Refugee Crisis

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Learning Objective

Today I am learning to determine the meaning of words and phrases used in a text.

So I can … master the appropriate vocabulary to both understand and discuss a global issue.  

I know I understand whencorrectly identify the meaning of words to have deeper comprehension of a text.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

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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