Teacher Guide

The Kite Runner Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Day 1: Hotseating

Students could record their hotseating sessions in groups before class and upload them to youtube.

Day 1: Hazaras and Pashtuns

Students can use powerpoint or keynote to create and conduct their in-class presentations.

Day 2: Foils

Students can use powerpoint instead of a flipchart.

Day 3: The Taliban in Afghanistan

Use video clips to inform a discussion about Afghanistan's recent history.

Day 4: The Truth Will Set You Free

Students can use google drive or another collaborative editing platform to compose their pieces together.

Day 4: Film Adaptation

Show clips from the film adaptation of the novel.

Day 5: Authorial Intention

Use audio and video clips of interviews with the...

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