The Kite Runner Lesson Plans
|The Kite Runner E-Notes Lesson Plans
Summary, analysis, criticism, key quotations, vocabulary, essay questions, more. Also available: lesson plan and puzzle pack.
The author's biography at Wikipedia.
Fourteen discussion questions.
The Kite Runner
NPR Weekend Edition host Liane Hansen speaks with Khaled Hosseini. Audio file.
The Kite Runner (the film)
Discussion guide and five lessons related to social issues in the novel. This 64-page document was designed for high school and college students by Amnesty International. It requires Adobe Reader or compatible application. Consider saving the document and printing only those pages you need.
The Kite Runner
A list of 19 book-club-style discussion questions.
The Kite Runner: Google Lit Trips
Students use Google Earth to understand the geography of the novel. This resource is rich with visuals and background information tied to specific passages from the novel.
The Kite Runner vocabulary
Words are presented in context and with definitions. Click on a word for pronunciation, synonyms, examples of use, more.
A Study Guide to the Riverhead Edition of Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner
Historical background, reading check/discussion questions, postreading activities, and more. This 20-page document requires Adobe Reader for access.
Teaching The Kite Runner With The New York Times
Suggested themes and a wealth of links to additional information.
World Book Club
Scroll down to a 2008 BBC interview with Hosseini, who discusses The Kite Runner.