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Lesson 4

Malala Yousafzai is a real person. Here are some facts about her.


Can you write down what each fact tells you about Malala’s identity and personality?



  1. The Taliban stopped girls from Malala’s religion from going to school. She spoke out about this.
  2. The Taliban targeted Malala because she spoke out against them. She miraculously survived.
  3. In 2013 she started Malala Fund, which has since opened schools for girls in Pakistan and around the world.
  4. She is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
  5. Malala recently earned a place at Oxford University

What it tells me about Malala:

This could infer.......


This might suggest that.....

Now that you have found out some more information about Malala, come up with a list of five questions you would like to ask her if you could interview her in real life.


Keep hold of your list – it might come in handy.