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The Kite Runner Complete Quiz Bundle:
This download contains 25 quizzes over Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner. Each quiz covers one single chapter of the novel. Each quiz has roughly eight questions, and all the questions are in short answer format or fill in the blank format. Answer keys have been provided for each quiz.
Each quiz took my students between 5-7 minutes to complete. These quizzes are a great, quick assessment to make sure that the reading assignments are getting done and that your students understand the material that they are reading.
I also used these quizzes as study guides for a test, and they worked very well for that also. Overall, this is a great versatile product and a huge savings!
The Kite Runner Anticipation Guide:
This download contains a pre-reading and post-reading assignment for Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner.
The first page of the assignment contains a graph with ten statements. The statements all deal directly with concepts or ideas that the students will encounter when reading the text. The students must agree or disagree with the statements. They students will then determine whether the text agrees or disagrees with the statements throughout their reading assignments.
The second page of this download contains five pre-reading questions that ask the students to use their prior knowledge and experiences to answer the questions. These were a great way for my students to link their prior experiences to the text before they even read the text!
After they have read the whole text, they will complete the Post-Reading Writing Assignment.
Please note that the teaching duration for this assignment was set at two weeks. That was the length of time that my students needed to read the entire text from start to finish and complete the post-reading assignment. Filling out the initial anticipation guide only took my students about fifteen minutes.
The Kite Runner Author Biography Worksheet:
This download contains one worksheet over the life and work of Khaled Hosseini. This worksheet is a great way to introduce The Kite Runner to your students. I completed this activity with my students in one 45 minute class period. I also used this worksheet to help them practice citing their sources
The Kite Runner Irony Chart
This assignment directs the students to look for irony within Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner.. The students are tasked with identifying examples of dramatic irony, situational irony, and verbal irony within the story. The directions provide a detailed example. Pages reviewing the definitions of irony have also been included.
I have used this assignment as both an individual assignment and a group assignment. It makes for excellent class discussions over the topic of irony and the material presented in the text.
The Kite Runner Conflict Chart:
This download contains a two page assignment over the conflict with The Kite Runner. The objective of this lesson is to
-Help the students differentiate between internal and external conflcit
-Help the students identify the different types of conflict within the play
-Help the students articulate the necessity of conflict within the text
Students are asked to define internal and external conflict, identify different types of conflict, and give their opinions about conflict within the text,
This is a great way to assess the students understanding of conflict. It works well as an emergency sub lesson plan or a partner activity! The options are endless
The Kite Runner Tic Tac Tow Mastery Assessment:
This download includes one tic tac toe page that includes nine writing prompts for Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner. The students will select three prompts in a row to complete for credit for this assignment.
I have used this assignment as a test, a quiz, and a study material for the test. This can also be used in both groups and by individual students.
The Kite Runner Character Workbook Assignment:
This download contains a workbook that tasks the students with analyzing the characters from Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner. This workbook has the following material
The charts require the student to identify evidence from the text to give a description of the character. identify and support the characters' specific traits, and identify quotes that are supportive of the character's personality. The students are asked to provide specific evidence from the text to support their answers.
1 Terms and Definitions Chart
The students will define the following terms:
1 Characterization Chart
Using the terms from the previous page, the students will assign the terms to each character from the novel. They will then write a brief defense on why they chose the terms for each specific character.
The assignment is very versatile. I have used it as a group project and as an individual project. I have also used it as a more heavily weighted assessment. usually assign it at the beginning of the novel and have the students complete it as they read the novel. I usually give my students a week to complete the material, but you can use more or less time as needed. It is very easy to tailor this assignment to meet your classroom needs
The Kite Runner Vocabulary Workbook:
This download contains a workbook that covers vocabulary terms from Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner. Thirty words have been selected from the text.The students are tasked with defining each vocabulary term, identifying the part of speech of the vocabulary term, and writing a synonym and antonym for the vocabulary term. Detailed instructions and an optional extra credit assignment have been included. I also included a blank vocabulary page that YOU can customize with any additional words that you would like to assign from the novel.
This workbook is a great activity to use in a group setting or as an individual assignment.
***Many of my students found these words to be helpful when studying for the SAT and ACT also
The Kite Runner Quote Analysis Assignment:
This download contains an analysis assignment over six quotes from Hosseini's The Kite Runner.
Six quotes have been selected from the story. The students are asked 2-3 questions that cause them to analyze the quote in order to answer the questions. The students will need to use evidence from the quote in their responses.
I have used this as a group assignment and an individual assignment. It also makes for a great class discussion starter once the quotes have been analyzed.