Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

As the current crisis in Syria continues into its fourth year, an entire generation of children is being shaped by violence, displacement and a persistent lack of opportunity—with profound long-term consequences for the Syrian Arab Republic, the region and beyond. Our Global Citizenship Briefs will assist you in teaching your students about the conflict and how they can take meaningful action to improve the situation for Syrian children. We invite you to peruse the resources below to bring current events and human rights issues into your global education classroom.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Current Events
  • Social Studies > Geography
  • Social Studies > Global Awareness
  • Social Studies > World History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Keywords:

Global Citizenship Syria Awareness UNICEF

Language:

English

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Members

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives

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None
Update Standards?

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.10: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.

LA.K-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1: English Language Arts/Literacy

Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

LA.K-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7: English Language Arts/Literacy

Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

LA.K-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.10: English Language Arts/Literacy

Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

LA.K-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL2: English Language Arts/Literacy

Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

LA.K-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.4: English Language Arts/Literacy

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
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