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A Thousand Splendid Suns Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Some of the classroom activities in this lesson plan have a presentation component, which students can use to showcase their research and interpretation of the text. These could take the form of a PowerPoint, a short film, or an infographic.

Students will use the website Pinterest to create a collection of images that reflect the novel's setting.

Some classroom activities and homework assignments will require students to use the internet for research. The instructor should advise students as to how to distinguish between a legitimate source (for example, a scholarly journal, published interview, news article or university website) and a discreditable one (for example, a forum page or a...

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