-Pgs. 2-20: Chapter questions and vocab activities
-Pg. 9: Graphic Organizer (focusing is character development)
-Pg. 21: Graphic Organizer (focusing is story elements using 'story mountain' design)
-Pg. 22: Book Review Form. This can be used for ANY book/story! A GREAT resource all year long! Asks student to: describe protagonist, summarize book, tell if they recommend it (or not) and why, and star rate it.
-Pgs. 23-28: Answer key
-Covers the whole novel
-Questions for every chapter
-250 chapter questions total
-About 7% of questions are open-ended thought questions to encourage independent thinking. The rest have right/wrong answers.
-Vocabulary activity for each chapter (matching)
Three types of questions for each chapter:
-Short answer (sentences not required)
-Complete answer (complete sentences required)
Short answer/single word questions:
-What are four things you have learned about Parvana?
-When will prisoners be taken into the stadium again?
-What happened to father’s false leg?
-Why does Shauzia have to dress as a boy and work?
-What makes Parvana “put her anger away”?
-Who wants to start a school?
Complete sentence questions:
-The reader learns that Parvana’s parents had a chance to leave Afghanistan at one time. What was father’s reason for why they needed to stay? Two sentences minimum.
-How would you describe Mrs. Weera’s attitude? Two sentences minimum.
-How are Shauzia’s and Parvana’s lives similar? Two sentences minimum.
-Mrs. Weera and mother are breaking Taliban law.
-Parvana feels proud of herself at the end of the day.
-Parvana’s secret is that she is planning to move to France.
-It will take about two weeks for Parvana’s family to get to Mazar.
-Limitless journal for use throughout the novel. Teacher can dictate quantity and quality of entries.
-Includes cover page and an example entry.
-Student task is to collect quotes from the novel then respond to the line selected.