Paper Boats: An Anthology of Short Short Stories

Author(s): Yasar Duyal

General Books

Paper Boats is a compelling collection of 21 short stories for Years 7 & 8 written by students from immigrant, refugee or asylum seeker backgrounds, reflecting their origins, journey and arrival in Australia. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary students of English, these lesson-sized stories cover a range of themes and styles that introduce students to writing techniques and the skills of critical literacy. * Contains 21 short stories, organised by theme, that are close in length to student work and can be discussed in a single class session. * Discussion questions develop reading and comprehension skills, with a focus on particular themes and motifs. * Research questions and activities encourage students to learn more about topics of interest. * Writing activities encourage and develop student writing by setting topics or guidelines for writing short pieces.


Product Information

Foreword Alice Pung; Introduction Yasar Duyal; War: A Daughter's Story Fatima Moradi; The Space In Between Kpana Bolay; Jadwiga Melissa Miller; Escape: My Mother My Hero Kobra Moradi; My Name is Fatima Jamila Shirzad; The Never-Ending Journey Syed Hussain Mosawi; Journey: Same Language Same Religion Sayed Hayatullah Mosawi; My Home Country is Afghanistan Jaweed Rahimi; Salt Water Mohammad Mohsim Jafari; Detention: Soccer Ball Blaise Mupenzi David; Jewelled Mirror Izel Ozturk; Home Zahra Ali; Change: Counter 27 Azaara Perakath; Roshan's Voice Roshan Jafari; Someone to Call a Friend Kpana Bolay; Opportunity: A New Beginning Maisam Haidari; The Unexpected Child Robert Matyus; The Key to Success Nilofer Zafari; Belonging; Meeting Michael Jackson Kobra Moradi; A Place Where I Belong Nazifa Reza; My Journey to Happiness Taiyeba Ansari.

General Fields

  • : 9781107608887
  • : Cambridge University Press
  • : Cambridge University Press
  • : 0.2
  • : June 2012
  • : 234mm X 156mm X 6mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Yasar Duyal
  • : Paperback
  • : 144