This research guide includes links to information that can help students and teachers as they study Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai.
You can learn more about Thanhha Lai on TeachingBooks.net. See Ms. Wise for our TeachingBooks password.
Watch Thanhha Lai read an excerpt from Inside Out and Back Again:
- CultureGrams provides detailed information on Vietnam. See Ms. Wise for our CutlureGrams password.
- The American Experience Vietnam Online website includes interactive maps of Vietnam.
Tet - New Year
The novel begins during Vietnamese New Year which is known as "Tet." This Asian Nation website provides an explanation of the customs associated with this important holiday.
Verse and Figurative Language
KidsKonnect has a Figurative Language website that introduces us to different types of figurative language. This Learning About....Figurative Language video also teaches us about figurative language:
Test your knowledge of figurative language with this Quizlet and this Jeopardy-like Quia.