Show me the money! Mujahedin/U.S./Soviet Controversy, 1979: Role Play Discussion and Deliberations

Unit 7: Amazing Afghanistan: PBL, Inquiry-Based Investigation into The Kite Runner
Lesson 10 of 14

Objective: SWBAT articulate contrary perspectives by participating in a role playing activity, in which they adopt a role, make their case, switch roles, and deliberate on a decision.

Big Idea: "Because suddenly Afghanistan changed forever." Understanding this line in The Kite Runner ( at the end of chapter 4) means speaking powerfully about the complex history of aggression in Afghanistan.

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