A Long Way Gone


Introductory Materials:

Stereotypes Anticipatory Set

Ishmael Beah: To American Readers and Why I Wrote my Book

Study Guide reading questions.docx

Sugarhill Gang "Rapper's Delight"

Contemporary Connections:The "Viral Video" from Invisible Children: "Kony 2012"
Beah's Response to Kony 2012
World Map of Child Soldiers

Map of current conflicts in Africa involving child soldiers:
soldiers map


Beah works with ex-gang member in new documentary
(note: this contains strong language):

Chapter 10 Naming Ritual

UN Human Rights Articles:


Discussion Questions:

 Ch 1-11 discussion questions.docx

human rights discussion questions.docx

Ch 12-18 discussion questions.docx

Final Discussion Questions.docx

Authorial Intent, Storytelling, Stereotypes and more.... 

Poster Examples for Child Soldiers:



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Take Action Locally:

Global Action Foundation or Wellbody Alliance
(Malvern based foundation)

Note: This is a Facebook page and will not work within the school network.

Dr. Dan Kelly works on rehabilitating the war torn people.

Take a look at this documentary: Pride of the Lions