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A Tolerant Taliban?

That's News to Me

Low Int – Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 9–12

In this lesson featuring a modified article from The Washington Post, students read about the Taliban's claims that they will be more tolerant of women and the worries of several Afghan women about the truth of this claim. This lesson includes a photo as well as comprehension and discussion questions.

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Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Comprehension(True or False)
  • Photos(Reference)
  • Photo Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)