Everything you need to understand or teach Year of the Elephant and Other Stories by Layla Abu Zayd.
Year of the Elephant is a novella (along with several short stories) written by author and journalist Leila Abouzeid. It was based upon real-life accounts of people that Abouzeid met during her years in Morocco.
The novella "Year of the Elephant" centered on Zahra, a peasant woman. At the opening of the story, she had been devastated with the news that Mohammed, her husband, had divorced her. In contemporary Morocco, divorce was nearly...
Year of the Elephant: A Moroccan Woman's Journey Toward Independence, and Other Stories Lesson Plans contain 105 pages of teaching material, including: