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Lesson Plan April 7, 2021

Zahra Ahmad: An Iraqi-American Woman Journeys Back To Her Homeland



Warm-up: What do you know about where your family is from?

Analyzing the Reporting: Watch and analyze "Meet the Journalist: Zahra Ahmed on Returning Home to Iraq" 

Discussion: What surprised you about Zahra's description of Iraq?

Extension Activities: 

  1. Expository Writing: Reflecting on your culture and traditions through letter writing.
  2. Research Project: Interview a classmate about their family traditions.


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