Tag Archives: Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Wrap-Up

Create a new page. (Hover over the title of your blog in the upper left. Then hover over “new,” and select “page.”)

Call the new page, “A Long Way Gone.”

On this new page, answer the following question:

Which of the four central questions would you be most likely to use A Long Way Gone and Blood Diamond to answer? Why? What three details from each would you find most useful for answering that question?

More on Sierra Leone

Two links courtesy of World Humanities students:

CNN spoke to Ishmael Beah this week. Here’s the interview. Thanks to Patrick for this one.

The Gazette profiles Cedar Rapids’ resident Josh Carew. Born in Sierra Leone, he is now returning there… to run for president. Thanks to Zack for bringing this story in.

Ishmael Beah, speaking in 2009

This is the lecture given by Ishmael Beah at the IUPUI campus on March 12, 2009. We watched it in class. Take notes on key ideas and quotes, so that we you might use the ideas from it later on.