Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to gain a deeper understanding of the Nigerian culture and history represented in the novel.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.6, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.6, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.10
**Note: this activity can be extended over multiple days if students/instructor want to go into more detail with research.**
In order to better understand the events of the novel, having a grasp of the history of Nigeria is key. Students will research different aspects of Nigerian history and culture, particularly colonial history, and present their research to the class.
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