This page contains the Quarter 1, Unit 1 benchmark assessment resources. You are to access the links posted below (3 readings and 1 video) and complete each reading and view the one video.

Your purpose for reading in all four of these resources is to:

1. Identify Malala’s central idea/theme in her speech. Cite evidence from sources to support your answers.

2. Explain the purpose of Malala’s speech. Cite evidence from sources to support your answers.

3. Analyze how Malala’s culture influences her point of view. Cite evidence from sources to support your answers.

4. How does your knowledge of Malala’s culture influence your reaction to her speech? Cite evidence from sources to support your answers.

It is suggested that you may take notes on what you read/view in order that it assists you in offering/producing your best work in completing the written portion of this task W/B 10-10-16



Sources:
1. Malala’s Speech - __http://www.un.org/News/dh/infocus/malala_speach.pdf__
2. “Shot Pakistan schoolgirl Malala addresses UN”- __http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-23282662__
3. “What is LIfe like in Pakistan?” Video - __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLljF3Q7e1k__
4. Who are the Taliban? - http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Taliban.aspx