Day 5

Things Fall Apart Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

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    Africa 50 Years After "Things Fall Apart"

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion


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

    Common Core Standards:



    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:

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

    1. How does...

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