Teacher Guide

The Kite Runner Lesson Plan

Notes to the Teacher

The thought questions in this lesson plan provide material and ideas that students can use to develop their personal voice and critical thinking skills while writing.

The questions provided for the final paper are most suitable for student essays. Remember that grading an essay should not depend on a simple checklist of required content but the grade given should be a holistic one, bearing in mind the criteria provided in the marking rubric.

Of course, the daily lessons can be expanded into additional days--or consolidated into fewer days--based on the needs of the students and the course.

In terms of content, students might find the violence and sexual abuse a little intense and they...

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