The Kite Runner: Concept Analysis

Considering using The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini’s story of Amir, a young boy from Kabul, as whole-class reading or for book groups? Check out this resource that provides background materials on Afghanistan, a synopsis of the novel, research and project ideas, and suggestions for supplemental materials.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Check out the entire series of 17 resources to determine which are appropriate for your class
Classroom Considerations

  • Part of a series of 17 resources designed for The Kite Runner
Pros

  • The packet highlights the political, cultural, and moral issues presented by the story
Cons

  • Beware the grammatical and usage errors