High School Writing Assignment Asks Students To Pretend They’re Muslims
World History classes should have some historical coverage of religions. However, pretending to be a Muslim and imagining the struggles, suggests a viewpoint, and makes me wonder what was in the material previously shown to the students…
Via EAG News:
Pretend you’re a Muslim. That’s what a 10th grade World History writing assignment asks students to do at a Wisconsin high school.
WISN talk radio host Vicki McKenna posted Union Grove High School teacher Beth Urban’s email for a five-paragraph essay on Twitter.
–Pretend you are:
1. Muslim male/female in U.S.
2. Give 3 examples of what you do daily for your religion and any struggles you face.
3. Again, 5 paragraphs (intro, 3 body paragraphs, closing.)
**Keep in mind we’ve been doing work and watching documentaries that have the facts needed to write the essay. More