Educators are pairing He Named Me Malala and our curriculum guide and/or discussion guide with I Am Malala in ELA classes or Social Studies classes. Furthermore, Speech educators are using Lesson 7 as a fabulous stand alone lesson for examining Malala’s iconic speech.
He Named Me Malala Curriculum Guide
Lesson 1: Introducing Pakistan (Social Studies, Geography, World History)
Lesson 2: The Story of Malala: Growing Up (English Language Arts, Social Studies)
Lesson 3: The Story of Malala: The Attack by the Taliban (English Language Arts, Social Studies)
Lesson 4: The Story of Malala: A New Life of Global Advocacy (English Language Arts, Social Studies)
Lesson 5: Working for Change (Social Studies/Community Service)
Lesson 6: Global Violence Against Women and Girls (Social Studies/Sociology)
Lesson 7: ‘Let this end with us’: Malala’s Nobel Peace Prize Address (English Language Arts, Social Studies, Speech/Communication)
Lesson 8: The United Nations and the Rights of Women and Children (Social Studies)
Lesson 9: Women’s Education, Health, and Economic Development (Social Studies/Health/Economics)
Lesson 10: Telling a Story Through Film (Film Literacy) – The Glossary of Film Terms linked below is helpful for this lesson.
He Named Me Malala Discussion Guide
A Letter From Malala and Ziauddin Yousafazi
Introduction to the Film
The Influence of Family
Religious Extremism Comes to the Swat Valley
The Global Status of Girls’ Secondary Education
Why Education Is So Critical (I)
Why Education Is So Critical (II)
Reaching Around the World: The Malala Fund at Work
What Can You Do?
Resources for Study and Action
This curriculum guide connects to the following United Nations SDGs. Learn more about teaching with SDGs: https://en.unesco.org/themes/education/sdgs/material.
Finally, this resource is also valuable and pairs well with other resources in our library for lessons focused on Refugees and Migrants and Women’s History. Check out our articles highlighting these possibilities: https://journeysinfilm.org/articles/world-refugee-day-films-for-the-classroom/ and https://journeysinfilm.org/articles/celebrating-women-in-history-through-film/.