The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is the perfect novel to tell the story of a modern tragic hero. This book is ideal for World Literature courses. This unit matches with Common Core standards for the English/Language Arts classroom.
This unit is broken into twelve class periods of activities, discussions, and readings. These are the highlights of the unit:
--Study Guide Questions
--PostSecret Postcard Creation
--Create Historical Timeline
--Read NYTimes Article on Kite Running
This unit addresses profanity in literature and important themes like blindness. This is an exceptional unit to use when starting to teach The Kite Runner or to add supplementary activities to an existing unit.