They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky
by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng
> This unit is for Part 3: "Lost Boys"
> 27 pages
> From close reading questions to open ended activities.
Pgs. 1-5 Chapter Questions (incl. sketching)
Pg. 6 Vocabulary Activity
Pg. 7 5 Ws Graphic Organizer
Pg. 11 About the Lost Girls
Pg. 12 Peter Pan and the Lost Boys, Paying It Forward
Pgs. 13-14 Many more resources
Pgs. 15-27 Maps of the Region
> 73 chapter questions
> 5Ws graphic organizer is specific to the novel - not a generic organizer
> Variety of Maps (with & without country borders, with & without cities labeled, etc.)
> Photos of authors (three of the Lost Boys of Sudan)
> Photos throughout
> Pages 10-14 include: links to streaming audio interviews, videos, articles, free online lessons; information about relevant international organizations; regional political issues; novel information by/about the Lost Girls; documentary information; and much more.
> Activity ideas are scattered throughout pages 10-14, marked by a red waving hand symbol. Activities for group, pair, or independent work are provided.
- Short Response (complete sentences not required)
- Written Response (complete sentences required)
>Most of the people in Kakuma camp are…
a. Ethiopian b. Sudanese c. Eritrean
>What simile does Alepho use to describe refugee life?
>Benson would rather die walking than _________
>Why is almost every boy bowlegged?
>Why do you think Benson survives the trip from Natinga to Kakuma, despite the odds? Three sentence minimum
>Why do you think the SPLA bodyguard ignores Benson?
>How does the prospect of going to America change Alepho?
<>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. This resource is roughly 8-12th grade level.
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More They Poured Fire on Us... Resources
Part 1 Unit
Part 2 Workbook
Part 4 Workbook
Parts 1 & 2 Bundled
Parts 3 & 4 Bundled
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