Average Rating 0 Reviews View I Am Syria is a not-for-profit educational site created by educators to provide classroom-ready, Common-Core friendly, lessons as well as background resources/materials to effectively teach about the Syrian refugee crisis. Lessons are designed primarily for secondary Social Studies or English educators; however, there is also section specifically designed for teaching about the crisis to elementary school-aged students. Most lessons are designed for a one day class or a three day mini-unit, with an accompanying instructional video that provides a majority of the content for the educator. Some of the major materials for educators on this site are: - A teacher-produced instructional video that does the heavy lifting content-wise, allowing you as the classroom leader to follow-up with a copy-ready Student Packet, Power Point, and homework. - Films and experiences designed to humanize the crisis with accompanying activities* - Background resources, supplementary materials and teaching strategies - A Take Action Toolkit that encourages your students to critically think about the situation and become a part of the solution assisting refugees. - Discussion guides, reading and writing assignments for older students designed to debate the foreign policy issues using primary sources. - Strategies and resources for educating young learners on the crisis. *Please note that some film clips depict real-life scenes that some students may find uncomfortable Related Resources TeachMidEast: Art, Language and CultureHistory & Culture Figural Representation in Islamic ArtHistory & Culture BBC News: Bahrain Profile - TimelineHistory & Culture Lesson Plan: Exploring Stereotypes with American Film and TelevisionHistory & Culture Reviews Login to submit a review There are no reviews yet for this resource.