Day 4

Things Fall Apart Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Chinua Achebe Reads From "Things Fall Apart"

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion


    Students will be able to analyze connection between lamentation verse in the novel and Christian prayer, and evaluate and respond to author's claims about relationship between faith and reason

    Common Core Standards:



    As a class, listen to the recording of Achebe reading a passage from Section Four of Things Fall Apart, followed by a short reading from and discussion of fan letters commenting on the same passage. You can access the audio recording, which is approximately 17 minutes long, at the...

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