They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: Part 2 Workbook

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7th - 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
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They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky

by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng

*Please Read Description Thoroughly.

> This workbook is for part 2: "Like Ants Spewing From the Nest"
> 18 pages
> See more images here.


Pgs. 1-10      Chapter Questions & Map Activity

Pgs. 10-11     Vocabulary Activity

Pg. 12           5Ws Graphic Organizer

Pg. 13           Photos

Pg. 14           Refugee children tell their stories in art

Pgs. 15-18    Answer Key

> 132 questions total

> 5Ws graphic organizer is specific to the novel - not a generic organizer

> Maps & map activity
> Sketching

> Photos of authors (three of the Lost Boys of Sudan)

> Photos throughout

Three types of questions

  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Complete Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False

Example Questions
>What anthropomorphism does Benjamin use when describing the stars? 

>List three things the soldiers do in Benjamin’s village.

>Why does Benson eat fish bones with no meat on them?

>Finish the simile: “Everything about Palataka was…

>Why doesn’t Benson try to escape Natinga with Emmanuel and Benjamin?  

>What is the greatest moment of joy in Benson’s life? One sentence minimum

>At the end of “Walk with a Swollen Foot” and “Good Samaritan,” Benson and Alepho have very different experiences. Compare the experiences. How do they effect the boys differently? Four sentence minimum


> Purchase this resource for $2 LESS: They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: Part 2 Workbook

<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resource for special education or below-level learners. Reading comprehension questions are not all higher order. Reflective & no wrong answer style inquiries encourage independent thinking. Roughly 7th grade level.

More They Poured Fire on Us... Resources

Part 1 Unit

Part 3 Unit

Part 4 Workbook

Parts 1 & 2 Bundled

Parts 3 & 4 Bundled

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Total Pages
18 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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