Day 1

The Kite Runner Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Hotseating

    Kind of Activity:

    Role Play

    Objective:

    Students will gain a more in-depth understanding of the characters in the novel.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.3

    Structure:

    The teacher picks three representatives from the class to represent these three characters:

    1) Amir

    2) Baba

    3) Hassan

    These three representatives will be placed on a "hot seat" in front of the rest of the class, who will be audience members. The audience members will be tasked with asking questions of the characters based on today's reading. The characters have to respond based on textual evidence and their own extrapolations. At any time,...

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