This packet (literature circle roles for A Thousand Splendid Suns) is intended to correspond with reading, analysis, and discussion of the novel in an AP Literature class.
The 19-page packet includes:
- Handouts for each role (4)
- Handouts for meeting notes (4)
One of the roles (AP Question Connector) is specifically designed for AP Literature students; however, the role can be modified to fit any course. This packet also directly relates to the novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns by: Khaled Hosseini. While the literature circle model has been around for a while, this packet was designed to thoroughly examine this particular novel through student analysis and discussion. The themes and AP Questions relate directly to the novel.
This literature circle lesson typically takes two weeks to complete. Meetings typically take place every 3-4 days to include time for reading and completing roles. There are 4 meetings to correspond with the four parts of the novel.