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1) when the What think read you you headline did?


2) 'Islam' What springs to mind when you hear the word?


3) you read think about What what do you?


4) if had a clock Would arrested boy ? a he been white have made


5) President do Obama's you invitation think of What?


6) you think of the action of the police ? What do


7) the because their regarding or current school of Did actions security were climate overreact the?


8) you Ahmed son would if your How feel was?


9) Ahmed to say authorities the should What?


10) Ahmed for have you do advice What?


11) like this you reading article Did?


12) different and other do hate each Why cultures fear?


13) and beliefs can Islamophobia racist How reduce other we?


14) responsible for promoting negative stereotypes How much is the press?


15) who call other kids terrorists What should happen to kids?


16) are there What in racial your tensions country?


17) day live together Will peacefully we some all?


18) will from Ahmed's now life be How different?


19) this do story you know What about else?


20) like What to questions ask would Ahmed you?

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Ahmed Mohamed's Clock - The 20 Questions


STUDENT A's QUESTIONS
(Do not show these to student B)
 

1)

What did you think when you read the headline?

2)

What springs to mind when you hear the word 'Islam'?

3)

What do you think about what you read?

4)

Would a white boy have been arrested if he had made a clock?

5)

What do you think of President Obama's invitation?

6)

What do you think of the action of the police?

7)

Did the school overreact or were their actions because of the current climate regarding security?

8)

How would you feel if Ahmed was your son?

9)

What should the authorities say to Ahmed?

10)

What advice do you have for Ahmed?


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STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
 

11)

Did you like reading this article? Why/not?

12)

Why do different cultures hate and fear each other?

13)

How can we reduce Islamophobia and other racist beliefs?

14)

How much is the press responsible for promoting negative stereotypes?

15)

What should happen to kids who call other kids terrorists?

16)

What racial tensions are there in your country?

17)

Will we all live together peacefully some day?

18)

How will Ahmed's life be different from now?

19)

What else do you know about this story?

20)

What questions would you like to ask Ahmed?



 

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