Day 1

Things Fall Apart Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    W. B. Yeats, "The Second Coming"

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project


    Students will be able to analyze poetic language and apply it an analysis of the novel's themes and plot.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.9 , CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.5


    Things Fall Apart takes its title from a line in the Irish poet W. B. Yeats's poem "The Second Coming", written in 1919 and first published in 1920. This long-term project has three major parts, including a classwide discussion of the poem on Day 1, an artistic project utilzing technology on Days 3 and 4, and an individual writing component on Day...

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