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The Breadwinner- A Young Adult novel series of Afghanistan.


This is a unit written for a 6th grade Academically Talented class. We read three novels in the The Breadwinner (by Deborah Ellis) series. In addition, we use online sources to research the area including videos, research sites, and discussion boards.

Learning Targets: 
Students will learn about the country of Afghanistan, specifically life of the children, through three different novels.
Students will engage in online activities to further their knowledge of the country and situation.
Students will be introduced to discussion boards and how they can enhance their learning.
Students will learn about writing from a different perspective.
Students will learn how to have a writing conference in order to improve their writings.
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Resource Type: 
Creative Commons Licence
Common Core Language Arts