FUNNY IN FARSI PDF
Since , over two dozen communities and schools have chosen my book Funny in Farsi for their common read. I have had the pleasure to visit and talk with. Teachers: If you'd like a printable version of this guide, download the PDF attachment at Funny in Farsi grew out of Firoozeh Dumas' experience of moving to. government is not happy. Like all books published in Iran, Funny in Farsi had myavr.info ¥. NEW!.
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Funny in Farsi offers readers an intimate look at the immigrant experience through the Funny in Farsi grew out of Firoozeh Dumas' experience of moving to. These seventy-five biographies showcase people from all age groups,.. Group of Seven are among the most famous artists. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. This lighthearted memoir chronicles the author's move from Iran to America in at age seven, the antics of her.
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How would the experience of reading this book differ for you if it were told from a more serious perspective? Of the many humorous moments detailed by Firoozeh Dumas, which was most memorable for you, and why?
Leffingwell Elementary School 1. How do you react to someone who does not speak English? Do you make assumptions about their intelligence? Do you think geography matters? Hot Dogs and Wild Geese 1. In some cultures, it is considered very rude not to try new foods. Do you try new foods?
Is there a polite way to refuse? What foods in this culture might seem strange to a foreigner? In the Gutter 1. What role does television play in shaping our hopes and dreams?
Have you ever quit something because you thought you were not good enough? Save Me, Mickey 1. Have you ever been lost?
Have you ever been mistaken for someone from another country? Have you ever assumed you know where someone is from based on his or her appearance? Swoosh, Swoosh 1. Why did Nematollah feel compelled to try every American food item?
What do you think of the culture of weight loss in this country? Why did Nematollah believe the ads on TV? Do you have a world map in your house? By studying geography from first grade, Iranian students learn that the world matters.
Do you think the rest of the world matters? Do you believe that kindness is never forgotten? If yes, give an example from your life. How would this book be different if Firoozeh had only known America after the Iranian Revolution? Bernice 1. When you see negative events in the news about another country, what assumptions, if any, do you make about the people of that country?
Imagine coming to America and only watching the news. What would you think of American society? Would you feel safe? A Dozen Key Chains 1.
Share your worst camp experience. Do you think Firoozeh would have made friends if she had bathed? You Can Call Me Al 1.
Find Abadan on a map. Find the Caspian Sea.
Trace the drive through Tehran, the capital of Iran. If you drive that distance from your hometown, where do you end up? Of Mosquitoes and Men 1. Do you like to travel to exotic locations or do you prefer the familiar?
Why do you think some people seek adventure when they travel while others seek only comfort? How do you react to someone with a difficult name? Do you know an immigrant who changed his name to an American name? On Ellis Island, many immigrants were given new anglicized versions of their last names.
Discuss the pros and cons. Waterloo 1. Has anxiety ever prevented you from learning something? Do you think anyone at any age can learn anything or is there a time limit on certain skills? America, Land of the Free 1. Do you automatically try all free samples? The Ham Amendment 1. Do you agree?
Funny in Farsi
How is religion used to divide people? How does it unite? Treasure Island 1. Do you think education can transform everyone? If you could meet anyone, whom would you pick? Family plays a huge role in the Iranian culture. What role does it play in the American culture? In America, the role of family has changed over the years.
Me and Bob Hope 1. What is it like to live in America and not celebrate Christmas? Some non-Christians celebrate Christmas so their children do not feel left out. How do you feel about this? Even though Christmas is a religious holiday, many believe that it has become a shopping extravaganza.
What do you think? How did this chapter make you feel? Were you surprised by the events? Firoozeh wrote this story because nobody was seriously hurt. Do you think she would have written this if anyone had been seriously injured? I-Raynians Need Not Apply 1.
How do you react to someone who does not speak English?
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Assignment Template Version 1. Do you think geography matters?
In some cultures, it is considered very rude not to try new foods. Do you try new foods? Is there a polite way to refuse? What foods in this culture might seem strange to a foreigner? What role does television play in shaping our hopes and dreams?
Have you ever quit something because you thought you were not good enough? Have you ever been lost? Have you ever been mistaken for someone from another country? Have you ever assumed you know where someone is from based on his or her appearance? Why did Nematollah feel compelled to try every American food item? What do you think of the culture of weight loss in this country?
Why did Nematollah believe the ads on TV? Do you have a world map in your house? By studying geography from first grade, Iranian students learn that the world matters.Some people believe that people should only marry within their own religion.
Firoozeh held a string of odd jobs to earn money. Auction it off for charity Chapter 24 1. How does Firoozeh earn her title of angel?
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