The Spicy Aroma of Pakora and Nihari: Approaching Afghan Culture through Language in The Kite Runner (Day 1 of 2)

Unit 8: Extending Literary Reading in the Middle Chapters of The Kite Runner
Lesson 3 of 9

Objective: SWBAT explain the unique, cultural point of view of Afghan culture presented in The Kite Runner by defining foreign words through context clues and by comparing the values associated with them to mainstream American values.

Big Idea: Come taste Afghan culture through its unique words. In the photo is "nihari," just one delicious example of what we will learn from The Kite Runner's Afghan terms!

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