Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1-2)
Chapter 1: As the book opens the reader meets Little Bee, a Nigerian girl who has been living in an immigration detention center, in England, for two years. She has just been told that she will be released from the center and must now find a place to go. The objective of this lesson is to understand the contextual background of the story "Little Bee".
Class Discussion: Many students may have a limited understanding of both immigration and African conflict. The purpose of this discussion is to find out what students know that can aid in their learning. It is also a way to get them thinking about social issues as they apply to "Little Bee." What is immigration? What do you know of how it works? Why do you think Little Bee may have been held at a detention center for so long? How do...
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