Forbidden Faces: Effects of Taliban Rule on Women in Afghanistan

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The rule of the Taliban and America's war on terror are major issues in today's international affairs. Help acquaint your learners with the Taliban and its rise to power, dispel common misconceptions, and study the effects of their rule on Afghan women.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners share responses to step two anonymously to provide a more comfortable and safe environment for this sensitive topic
  • Ask class for possible definitions to vocabulary terms as a pre-assessment before having them fill in the proper definitions
Classroom Considerations

  • Part of the lesson requires the teacher to acquire a book from the library or store
Pros

  • Rich materials included, such as multiple magazine articles and corresponding discussion questions and vocabulary list
  • Involves variety of best-teaching practices and lesson activities, including image and primary/secondary source analysis, guided discussion, and direct instruction
Cons

  • None