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THE FILM

When young Ali accidentally loses the only pair of shoes his little sister Zahra owns, the siblings attempt to hide the bad news from their poverty-stricken father and ill mother in Tehran. They devise a scheme to share Ali's own pair of worn sneakers until they can find a new pair of shoes for Zahra. 

THE CURRICULUM GUIDE

Lesson 1: The Islamic Republic of Iran (Social Studies)
Lesson 2: Viewing Children of Heaven (Media Literacy)
Lesson 3: Understanding Children of Heaven (Language/Visual Literacy)
Lesson 4: Perspectives on Iranian Culture (Film-specific Cross-Cultural Understanding)
Lesson 5: My Home is Tehran (Social Studies)
Lesson 6: Film as Storytelling (Media Literacy/Language Arts)
Lesson 7: Put Yourself in Someone Else's Shoes (General Cross-Cultural Understanding)
Lesson 8: Keeping Secrets (Mathematics)
Lesson 9: Iran: The Land of Earthquakes (Science)
Lesson 10: Persian Carpets (Art)

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