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Children of Heaven - Curriculum Guide

About this Package

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

Additional themes explored through the guide are:

  • Social Economics
  • Iran as Land of Contrast
  • Middle East
  • Belief systems
  • Islam
  • Urban life
  • Setting and achieving goals
  • Coming of age / responsibility
  • Iranian traditions and culture

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