They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: Part 2 Mini-Unit
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng
A detailed and thorough workbook. Our resources contain both thought-provoking questions as well as standard reading comprehension questions. They are not made production-line style but given thought and attention.
>This mini-unit is for Part 2, "Like Ants Spewing From the Nest."
>See below for links to Parts 1 and 3 mini-units.
CONTENTS Pgs. 1-10 Chapter Questions & Map Activity Pgs. 10-11 Vocabulary Activity Pg. 12 5 Ws Graphic Organizer Pg. 13 Photos Pg. 14 Refugee children tell their stories in art Pgs. 15-18 Answer Key
Details >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
>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? >After crossing the River Nile, what does hunger force Benjamin to do? >Finish the simile: “Everything about Palataka was… >Why doesn’t Benson try to escape Natinga with Emmanuel and Benjamin? >By the end of “The Ajakageer,” approximately how long have Benjamin and Benson been walking to escape the government soldiers? >Rebel soldiers taught kids a song while crossing a river. What is the song telling the kids? Do you think it's a useful message? How do you think the kids feel about the song? Four sentence minimum >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
>>>NOTE: All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resource for special education or below-level learners. Workbook comprehension questions are not all higher order thinking (a few are); they are roughly 7th-8th grade level.
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More They Poured Fire on Us... Resources Part 1 Mini Unit Mini-unit for Part 3 Coming in June