1. CCSS Alignment
The student’s response begins with an analysis of the universal refugee experience. The student shows proficiency in RI.8.3 and RL.8.3 in making connections between the poem, novel, and informational text, “The Children of War.”
RL.8.3: Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
RI.8.3: Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).