Teacher Guide

Americanah Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to explore Adichie's use of voice in the novel.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to engage with the themes of race, identity, honesty, and immigration in the novel.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to write creative and analytical responses to the work.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to examine different modes of characterization.

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