A Long Walk to Water Discussion Guide

A Long Walk to Water Discussion Guide
A Long Walk to Water, a short novel of historical fiction by Linda Sue Park, is based on a true story of Salva Dut—one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. This discussion guide for the book Includes a pre-reading activity and discussion questions aligned with Common Core English Language Arts and Literacy Standards for grades 6-8. Through reading, discussion, and research, students will become aware of the history of conflict and the dire need for clean drinking water in Sudan.

Grade Levels: 6 - 8

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