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Multicultural Paired Passages: Afghan Kite Fighting - Middle School

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6th, 7th, 8th
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High interest 2+ day lesson set; particularly appealing to boys! This unit includes a non-fiction article on kite fighting, an excerpt from Khaled Hosseini's "The Kite Runner,' a guiding PPT with video links, photos, and explanation of the THIEVES strategy for unpacking non-fiction texts. It also includes a THIEVES graphic organizer and guiding questions for partner work on words, language, tone, mood, and imagery. Additional reading comprehension questions can be used for homework or whole class discussion. This lesson has 2+ days worth of study and activities that will engage your students, extend their understanding of the world, and provide practice with ELA skills. There are more than 30 pages and slides of material here including answer keys.

Skills sets included in this lesson: root words, words in context, analogies, metaphor, similes, tone, mood, imagery. Students will also make inferences and draw conclusions as they synthesize information from two passages, photos, and video.

THIEVES is an acronym for using text features to understand non-fiction. Use this lesson as a foundation lesson for non-fiction, close reading, or to practice word comprehensions skills.

Total Pages
30
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Days

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