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WEBPAGE USED:  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/syria-­‐undercover/     START  UP  –  Top  ½  of  Page  112     Click  on  “The  Regime”  and  watch  the  first  3:18  minutes   A.  Which  incident  sparked  the  beginning  of  protests  in  Syria?   B.  How  did  YouTube  play  a  role  in  the  revolutionary  movement  in  Syria?    

Activity –  Using  the  same  webpage,  click  on     Pg.  113          “Syria  Undercover”  and  watch                                        the  following  segments.       0:-­‐7:00  min    

Click on  “Syria  Undercover”  

Answer four  questions  =  C     Answer  5  questions  =  B     Answer  6  +  questions  =  A/A+  

1. What  are  some  methods  used  to  get  Ramita  Navai  in  contact  with  protesters/activists?   2.  Share  a  story  about  a  protester  or  protesters  in  Syria  (i.e.  chants,  cause,  signs,  etc.).      

12:43 –  28:06  -­‐  Meeting  Key  Activists  in  Madaya  in  a  safe-­‐house.  Visiting  Secret  Hospitals   3.  What  hurdles  did  Ramita  have  to  go  through  in  order  to  meet  with  these  activists?   4.  Explain  what  these  activists  are  fighting  for/against.   5.  Describe  Malik’s  personal  reason  as  to  why  he  became  part  of  this  movement  against  the   Assad  government  and  Assad  loyalists/militia/security  forces.   6.  How  do  these  activists  communicate  with  each  other?   7.  What  are  some  methods  used  by  the  activists  to  protect  themselves  from  getting  caught?   8.  Describe  one  of  the  secret-­‐hospitals  &  the  risks  doctors  and  patients  face  at  a  regular  hospital.     REFLECTION  –  Bottom  ½  112                   What  images,  thoughts,  and  questions  are  you  left  with  after  seeing  this  report?  (5  lines)       KEY  VOCABULARY   Bashar  al-­Assad  –  President  of  Syria;  elected  in  2000  &  2007  unopposed  (his  father  ruled  29  yrs.  prior).   Checkpoint  –  guarded  points  where  travelers  can  be  searched.   Activist  –  Someone  who  wants  to  bring  about  political  or  social  change.   Loyalist  –  Someone  who  remains  loyal  to  the  government  especially  during  times  of  revolt.   Safe  house  –  a  house  in  a  secret  location;  in  Syria  these  are  used  to  protect  protesters.   Mukhabarat  –  Arabic  for  intelligence  agency.  The  Syrian  secret  police.                      

day 3  

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