today you will write your summative essay in class. this is timed. you may not access any other sources online or on your computer. you must type your essay in pages.
You may print and use the following to help you write your essay:
(note: you may not access these on your computer)
Today... each of you will have up to 3 minutes to tell the story of your cultures in conflict through the images you have selected.
AFTER YOU PRESENT, THINK ABOUT WHAT THE CYCLE OF CONFLICT HAS BEEN FOR THESE CULTURES. WE WILL ALSO DISCUSS THE SPECTRUM OF CONFLICT. BE ABLE TO PLACE WHERE ALONG THE SPECTRUM THIS CONFLICT IS (FROM STABLE PEACE TO WAR and/or GENOCIDE).
Today, you will be an asylum seeker due to political conflict in your homeland... Are you ready to leave your home?
Link to today's Presentation:
Today, you will work on creating a Photo Essay to practice telling the story...
Helpful Link for Today's Task:You may present in any format you would like
-- Google Presentation, PowToons, etc. Here is a list of possible digital formats to present:
You may choose to tell the story in a variety of ways but keep it simple--remember this is formative and simply practice to help you prepare for writing the essay!
Today in class, you will use your completed research notes to try to now tell the story of the conflict through mind-mapping it out. This may also help you begin to think about your outline for pre-writing the essay. The essay due date has been changed to next Wednesday, Dec. 16th. We are going to practice telling the story of your selected conflict in multiple ways between now and then. Mind-mapping is the first way...
Today, you will each take turns playing different roles within a conflict resolution simulation called "To Fight or Not To Fight". You will work in groups of 3 (or one group of 4).
And of course we have today's Flocabulary: The Week in Rap
Monday & Wednesday, you will finish your research and begin to finalize your notes-- your list of sources used, notes you may want to use to help write your essay next week and your evaluation of your sources. I and Ms. Long will be meeting with you individually Monday or Wednesday to look at your progress and provide some guidance and feedback; I will add comments to your research notes document. Reminder: Summative notes are due Wednesday, Dec. 2nd (originally due today... I extended the deadline for you). Please be sure to look at the criterion descriptions so that you are ensuring your work reflects your ability to meet the summative task requirements at the highest level you are capable of achieving. I will also be posting summary comments in ManageBac from our one-on-one meetings.
Links you may need to access for today: