The Kite Runner: Problematic Situation

To conclude their study of Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner, class members assume the voice of Amir and write a letter to Hassan, Amir's childhood companion.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Ask for volunteers to read their letter to the class
Classroom Considerations

  • The 12th in a series of 17 resources designed to be used with a reading of The Kite Runner
  • No template for Hassan's letter is provided
  • The activity presumes a safe classroom environment for respectful discussion has been created
Pros

  • The assignment asks readers to consider their own values as well as Amir's
Cons

  • Neither a template of Hassan's letter nor a rubric for the assignment is included