Who is Dorsa Derakhshani?

Thursday's Editorial - March 2, 2017


1. What is the main idea of Darya Safai's commentary?

2. The purpose of an editorial/commentary is to explain, persuade, warn, criticize, entertain, praise or answer. What do you think is the purpose of Ms. Safai’s editorial? Explain your answer.

 3.  Tone is the attitude a writer takes towards his/her subject: the tone can be serious, humorous, sarcastic, ironic, inspiring, solemn, objective, cynical, optimistic, critical, enthusiastic…etc.  Which word do you think best describes the tone of Ms. Safai’s commentary?  Explain your answer.

Read the "Background" below. Watch the video under "Resources." What 2-3 adjectives would you use to describe Darya? Explain your answer.