I Am Malala

Follow this link for a thorough reader’s guide for the YA version of I Am Malala listed at Teachers Pay Teachers.

After reading the book, watch He Named Me Malala, a beautiful documentary film that uses animation as well as live footage to show the story of Malala Yousafzai. It goes without saying that one should pre-screen the film before showing it to youth as there are some difficult images and moments.

While watching the film or after, explore this He Named Me Malala lesson plan which  incorporates the documentary, “He Named Me Malala,” and videos made by Student Reporting Labs in order to learn how young people’s voices can act as instruments for change. The lesson explores themes of identity, including race and gender, and issues of social justice. It is an interesting way to create meaningful connections when studying the work of Malala Yousafzai.