Everything you need to understand or teach The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.
As the story opens, Amir is a young boy living with his widowed father and their servants, Ali and Hassan. Hassan and Amir are the same age and have been raised together from birth, both without their mothers. Amir desperately wants his father’s approval and affection and is jealous of the attention his father pays to Hassan. It’s not until he’s an adult and his father is dead that Amir learns that Hassan is actually his half-brother. Amir recalls his father teaching him a person who lies is worse than any thief because it robs a person of the right to know the truth. When Amir learns the truth about Hassan’s birth, he feels even more betrayed because he had believed that his father was above such deceit.
Amir and Hassan are close friends though Hassan is always aware of the limitations because of...
The Kite Runner Lesson Plans contain 111 pages of teaching material, including: