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Malala Yousafzai

Famous People

Low Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students read a short biography about Malala, the famous schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban. Students learn new vocabulary and practice writing sentences.

This lesson uses graphic imagery. Teacher discretion is advised.

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Focus

topic-based
academic
4-skills
biography
identifying adjectives and nouns
past tense verbs
question formation
gender rights

Vocabulary

brave
politician
speech
blog
board
shoot
survive
attack
hospital
safe
A spinning paper plane
A spinning paper plane