Teacher Guide

The Kite Runner Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    An in-depth understanding of the plot, characters and themes of the novel.

  2. 2

    An ability to analyze the literary elements of the novel competently.

  3. 3

    An ability to apply their analysis of the novel to formulate their own arguments and have informed opinions about the novel.

  4. 4

    An ability to situate the novel within its cultural, social and political contexts.

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