Malala Yousafzai: A "Normal," Yet Powerful Girl

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Introduce your learners to Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani activist for female education who publicly stood against the Taliban's actions. This resource includes an article written by NPR on Malala's fascinating story, as well as follow-up text-based and discussion questions for your class to review.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Begin with an activity assessing prior knowledge by asking learners what they know of Malala and/or the Taliban. This could be a good opportunity to clarify questions and common misconceptions about the terrorist organization 
  • Full news article included
  • Inspirational story for young adults
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