Building Background Knowledge and Summarizing: “Refugees: Who, Where, Why” Part 2

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What are some universal aspects of refugees' experiences around the world and throughout history? Scholars read the text "Refugees: Who, Where, Why" and create two class anchor charts. Finally, they each write a paragraph that provides an objective summary of the text.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide various examples of effective summaries
Classroom Considerations

  • This is lesson five from the consecutive 20-part Grade 8 ELA Module 1, Unit 2 series 
  • Provide access to the novel Inside Out & Back Again
Pros

  • Includes teaching notes
  • Offers ideas to better meeting students' needs
Cons

  • None
Common Core