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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

The Day 4 activity, 'Looking at Persepolis's Place in Modern Iranian Film,' requires a way to screen online video/DVDs, as well as an internet-enabled device capable of playing streaming audio."

Activity Day: 4

Activity Title: Looking at Persepolis' Place in Modern Iranian Film

Duration: 140-160 minutes

Type of Activity: Classwide Discussion

Common Core Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.7

Screen the film, Persepolis (running time: 96 minutes) for students.

Film Education, supported by the UK Film Industry, provides clips from the film and audio discussions with Dr. Lina Khatib, Program Manager of Arab Reform and Democracy program at...

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