The Lost Boys of Sudan

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CGC1D Lost Boys of Sudan Short Essay Assignment

The students will watch the Documentary; God Grew Tired of Us, about the lives of the “Lost Boys of Sudan”. They will take notes on the key points in the Lost Boy’s journey as well as notes on the life lessons we could learn from them as people.


Your Essay will have 6 paragraphs and will be no longer than 2 pages, single spaced with size 12 font. The essay must include a descriptive title and a picture that is labeled with a caption below.

Paragraph # 1: Introductory Paragraph

Paragraph # 2: The Walking Journey Out of Sudan (facts)

Paragraph # 3: Life in the Kakuma Refugee Camp (facts)

Paragraph # 4: Transition to Life in North America (facts)

Paragraph # 5: Three – Five Important Life Lesson Learned from the Lost Boys (more of a personal opinion and reflection)

Paragraph # 6: Concluding Paragraph

Checklist for your Good Copy:

← Title should be centered in bold, size 14 font and underlined ← Your name should appear on the page somewhere
← Indent the first line of your paragraph and type in regular size 12 font ← Insert a centered picture below your title or after your last paragraph ← Write a label below your picture to briefly explain it


Descriptive Title/1
Introductory Paragraph (intro sentence, set up sentences, concluding sentence)/3 The Walking Journey Paragraph (intro sentence, min. 5 content sentences, concluding sentence)/5 Kakuma Life Paragraph (intro sentence, min. 5 content sentences, concluding sentence)/5 Transition to N.A. Paragraph (intro sentence, min. 5 content sentences, concluding sentence)/5 Life Lessons Paragraph (intro sentence, min. 6 content sentences, concluding sentence)/5 Introductory Paragraph (intro sentence, conclusion sentences, concluding sentence)/3 Appropriate Labeled Picture/2

Spelling and Grammar/3
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