Day 5

Things Fall Apart Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Africa 50 Years After "Things Fall Apart"

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will be able to connect Achebe's statements in the interview to the novel's themes and historical context

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1.D CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

    Structure:

    As a class, watch the short video "Achebe Discusses Africa 50 Years After 'Things Fall Apart'" (video is approximately 9 minutes long.) The video can be accessed at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHF_w0gkyiI

    In the video, Achebe says that he wanted to write about "contact, conflict, and conversation" between cultures.

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