This 100+ page zip file contains everything you need to teach A Long Way Gone (including ANSWER KEYS)
1. Pacing Guide/Calendar
2. Anticipation Guide Interactive Activity
3. Background Webquest with Link List to post online
4. Framed Background Notes with links to online videos
5. A Research Project
For the past two years, I have been using Ingrid Ricks' memoir Hippie Boy: A Girl's story (a New York Times Bestseller) as part of a narrative writing unit in my high school English classes.
Because students connect so strongly with Ingrid's story of power struggles, poverty and the need to escape,
"Reading Lolita in Tehran" by Azar Nafisi: A Study Guide provides support for a reflective reading of this excellent memoir. This Guide is an aid to close and thoughtful reading of the text, not an alternative to it.
1. Teacher's Introduction;
2. List of characters with detailed notes;
This unit corresponds with the non-fiction memoir "The Freedom Writers Diary." In this unit, students work with other non-fiction sources including articles and documentaries in order to analyze the many themes and issues within the novel. Other activities require students to write extended response