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Malala Yousafzai

Famous People

High Int

Teens & Adults

In this lesson, students read about Malala, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize recipient. Students learn how Malala became a target and victim of the Taliban. This lesson includes a vocabulary review task and a discussion activity.

This lesson uses graphic imagery. Teacher discretion is advised.

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  • advocate
  • found
  • condemn
  • pseudonym
  • outspoken
  • deteriorate
  • coma
  • rehabilitation
  • memoir
  • recipient
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • poster challenge
  • optional video
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • Timeline(Sequencing)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Vocabulary Review (Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)