A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah is a gripping memoir about Beah's time as a child soldier in Sierra Leone.
This pack will help you and your students dig deeper into the memoir.
1. A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah Characterization Graphic Organizer- This chart asks students to look at the progression of Beah's character in the memoir, citing specific textual evidence. The book has been divided into 4 sections:
--Before the War
--On the Run
2. A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah Guided Notes Graphic Organizer- This chart asks students to take notes on specific topics as they read the memoir. The topics include:
--American Culture (Hip Hop, Rambo, etc)
--Atrocities of war
--Respect for Elders
--Rehabilitation Center and UNICEF
--Child Soldiers (training, survival tactics, etc)
--The Past, the Present, Dreams
3. A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah Small Group Discussion Questions- This worksheet gives students specific questions to frame a discussion of Beah's memoir. There is also a link to a PDF online with great novel discussion questions.
**Also available as part of the Multicultural Literature Mega Pack for $15, a 35% discount over buying a la carte**
**As always, if you have any questions about this product, please feel free to contact me :)