Reflection: Rigor Legacy Research: Reading about Persistent Issues Following our Study of Afghanistan (Day 1 of 2) - Section 3: Beginning Research on Poster Session Info

 

Originally, I had wanted to have the students write a formal letter in addition to creating a media project on their topics of interest.  The reality of a time crunch was getting in the way, however.  We were running up against spring break, the end of 3rd quarter, and a wee bit of fatigue after having been at it with Kite Runner for weeks.  As a result, I decided to have the students do the first part of the project only and not do the letter writing.  When I run this unit again, I definitely plan to have them do the letter writing.  As it stands, I think it was a mistake to drop that part!  

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Legacy Research: Reading about Persistent Issues Following our Study of Afghanistan (Day 1 of 2)

Unit 9: Ghosts of Afghanistan: Exploring the legacy of the war(s) in research, media production, and letter writing
Lesson 4 of 5

Objective: SWBAT explain a key element in the legacy of the conflict in Afghanistan by reading multiple texts (and in the next lesson, reporting on them in an e-poster session).

Big Idea: My students get hooked on studying the legacy of Afghanistan.

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