As the number of people fleeing Syria to escape the civil war reaches two million, this teaching resource encourages pupils to compare and contrast their lives with that of Israa, a 13-year-old Syrian refugee, living with her family in Zaatari Refugee Camp, northern Jordan. Pupils will find out what life was like for Israa before and after the civil war started and try to put themselves in her shoes by writing a newspaper article of blog post about her story. Suggested for KS2 Citizenship and English lessons. Also available to download is a classroom poster of Israa's story, in her own words.
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