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English: A Thousand Splendid Suns Research: 5: Marriage and Family

In preparation for reading A Thousand Splendid Suns, groups will research a variety of topics.

Group 5: WebQuest Task

You are a member of the Afghan Committee on Families. Your task is to understand the system of family and relationships in Afghanistan. What are the marriage expectations and trends? What are the roles and responsibilities of spouses, children, and the elderly?

Criteria: Your visual should include…

  • A brief summary of the system of family and relationships in Afghanistan
  • Two conclusions you have reached about marriage and family in Afghanistan.
  • Examples to support each conclusion. This support will be research information or anecdotes from news articles.
  • Thoughtful, proposed recommendations to strengthen the family structure and promote the well-being of marriage and family members. 
  • Images from your research that increase the viewers’ understanding of your topic.

Note: Your fundamental task is to educate your classmates on Afghanistan’s concept of marriage and family. As you complete this task, consider the significance of these concepts and its impact on the country’s people.

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