Standards: RI.9-10.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. RI.9-10.7 Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums (e.g., a person's life story in both print and multimedia), determining which details are emphasized in each account. SL.9-10.4 Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.
Objectives: 1. IWBAT identify why some nations chose to accept foreign refugees and why others decided to reject them / IWBAT identifica por qué algunas naciones eligieron aceptar refugiados extranjeros y por qué otras decidieron rechazarlos 2. IWBAT take a position on whether or not I believe countries have a ethical responsibility to aid refugees / IWBAT toma una posición sobre si creo o no que los países tienen la responsabilidad ética de ayudar a los refugiados
Whole Class: Contextualizing our Readings 20 min Viewing of Ted Ed video/History channel video about WWII and Hitler's rise to power. As the Nazi Party came into power and anti-Semitism rose under Adolf Hitler, many Jews sought refuge in other countries. As you read our texts, identify why some nations chose to accept foreign refugees and why others decided to reject them.
Whole Class Discussion:10 min How does fear drive action? How did fear contribute to the decisions of countries to turn refugees away? What role did prejudice play in some countries’ immigration policies?
Exit Ticket: 5 min Group evaluation of presentations and discussions on graphic organizers.