A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Fun Activities

Ishmael Beah
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Interview

Write ten questions that you would ask Ishmael Beah if you could interview him.

Family and War

Discuss with a group how you would feel if you were separated from your family and thrust into a war.

Create a Dance

Listen to some of the music that Ishmael and his group danced to. Create your own dance for one of the songs.

Subsistence Farming

In Kamator and elsewhere in Sierra Leone, the used subsistence farming. Research that type of farming and write a short report about the topic.

Wattle and Daub

Use the building technique of wattle and daub to build a model of a home that Ishmael might have lived in.

Create a menu of foods that Ishmael's family would have eaten.

New York City

Use a Venn diagram to compare Ishmael's idea of what New York would be like based on what he knew...

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