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They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng high school teaching resource materials classroom chapter questions summary worksheet map of south sudan

They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: Part 1 Mini-Unit

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They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky
by Benjamin Ajak, Alephonsion Deng, and Benson Deng

An extensive and thorough workbook. 
Our resources contain both thought-provoking questions as well as standard reading comprehension questions. They are not made production-line style; they are given thought & attention.

>This mini-unit is for Part 1, "The Village of Juol."
>See below for links to Parts 2 and 3 mini-units.

 

CONTENTS
Pgs. 1-4      Chapter Questions
Pg. 5           Vocabulary Activity
Pg. 6           5 Ws Graphic Organizer
Pgs. 7-8      Answer Key
Pg. 9           Great resources & video links! Details below
Pgs. 10-12  Photos
Pg. 13          South Sudan flag
Pg. 14          Detailed map of Sudan & South Sudan

Details
>57 questions total
>5 Ws graphic organizer is specific to the novel - not a generic organizer
>Maps
>Brief explanation of: Why South Sudan was attacked, by whom, Shari’a Law, Islamic Law, what it is, who follows it, etc.
>Full page of resources for use before, during, and after part 1. Including important vocab. words, pastoralists vs nomad, pre-reading map review, five great video links to inform students of the cultural and political issues at play during the novel.
>Coordinating images
>Vocabulary activity
>Photos of authors (three of the "Lost Boys" of Sudan)
>South Sudan flag
>Photos of, and information about, the Dinka people

QUESTIONS
Three types of questions
*Short Response (complete sentences not required)
*Written Response (complete sentences required)
*True/False

Example Questions
>Traditionally, how do Dinka people refer to themselves?
>When did Benson learn the most about the Dinka people and his ancestors?
>Why didn’t the Murahiliin scare Alepho when he was little?
>Can you identify any foreshadowing in the paragraph that begins “Our Dinkaland had vast green…”?
>What simile is used by Benjamin to describe how the goats “bolted from their group”? 
>What happened in 1983?
>Why doesn’t anyone in the village stop the rebel soldiers when they took three goats from Benson’s family?
>Who is the SPLA?
>What did the northern Sudan government tell the Islamic northern tribes? Two sentence minimum

>Why is Shari’a Law a problem for the Dinka? Two sentence minimum
>Describe the night Benson and Alepho’s village was attacked. Three sentence minimum
>T /  F  To be tall brought shame to the family of the Dinka.
>T /  F  The north Sudan government tried to keep peace among the South Sudan tribes.


>>>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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