Writing 3: Becoming a Writer: One on One with Khaled Hosseini

25:30

The Kite Runner made him famous and changed his life.  A Thousand Splendid Suns and his most recent book And the Mountains Echoed solidified his place among some of the most well-respected authors.  In this one on one conversation, Hosseini tells us why he avoids Hollywood endings in his novels, how he often “takes things” from people for his writing and what advice he would offer aspiring novelists.  Plus, learn about his childhood and writing inspirations.  This is an in-depth, captivating interview that will have you laughing at the author’s poignant stories.  Plus, hear how he answers some of his biggest fans’ questions.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 299: Cross Curricular Activity--Evaluating Pre-Recorded Interviews

This cross-curricular teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to get students thinking about: 1) how pre-recorded interviews can be used to learn information on topics such as those discussed in the video, and 2) the effectiveness of this interview specifically in helping their learning on this topic as well as the effectiveness (strengths and weaknesses) of interviews in general as a source of information.

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Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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