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Things Fall Apart: Is Okonkwo a Tragic Hero?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Oedipus, Hamlet, Marlow, Gatsby, Okonkwo? Readers of Things Fall Apart are asked to justify Okonkwo’s classification as a tragic hero by providing examples of his noble status, the mixture of good and bad in his personality, the fatal...
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Understanding a Pivotal Chapter

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Things happen. Events in Chapter 7 of Things Fall Apart are pivotal and not only affect the relationship between Okonkwo and Nwoye and Okonkwo and Ogbuefi Exeudu, but generate consequences for Okonkwo as well. Readers are asked to...
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Things Fall Apart: Vocabulary

For Students 9th - 12th
What is a magic vocabulary square? Use this newly popular method of reviewing vocabulary to engage your class. There's some tricky vocabulary in Things Fall Apart; front-load words like impending, impudent, and pacified to ease the...
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Things Fall Apart: Bloom's Taxonomy of Thinking Processes

For Students 9th - 11th
One of the things that makes Bloom's Taxonomy so effective is that it works off different levels of understanding. Test your readers' knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation with these short questions....
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Things Fall Apart: Research, Writing & Presentation Project

For Teachers 9th - 11th
A great resource for your unit on Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Small groups conduct research about related topics (list included), write papers, present PowerPoint slide shows, and take a student-created test. Fill in a few gaps to...
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Things Fall Apart: Fascinating Folk Tales

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
As part of a study of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, class members read several folk tales from Nelson Mandela’s collection of Favorite African Folktales, use the provided template to analyze the story, and present their findings to...
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Things Fall Apart: Proverbs De-Mystified

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
”Proverbs are the palm-oil with which words are eaten.” Proverbs from Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart are the focus of a worksheet that ask groups to examine a series of proverbs taken from the novel. Prior to reading, the groups...
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Things Fall Apart: A Man of Prestige

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Good characters are complex and their actions contradictory. Readers of Things Fall Apart are asked to record details from the first four chapters of Chinua Achebe’s novel that indicate Okonkwo’s achievements and status, as well as...
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Things Fall Apart: Character Foils

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Character foils in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart are the focus of an exercise that asks readers to use a Venn diagram to collect details from the novel that reveal the similarities and differences between Okonkwo and Unoka....
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Things Fall Apart: Character Guide

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Keeping track of who’s who in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart can be a challenge. Provide readers with a Character Guide that lists the major characters, a pronunciation key for these names, and includes room for descriptions and...
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Things Fall Apart: Years of Exile

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
After completing Part Two of Things Fall Apart, readers are asked to record important events that occur during Okonkwo’s seven year exile, and to explain why these events are important to the novel as a whole. The graphic organizer, part...
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Things Fall Apart RAFT Assignment

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Chapter 11 of Things Fall Apart provides the text for a RAFT (Role, Audience, Format, Topic) assignment that asks readers to assume the voice of Ezinma and write a letter to Chielo detailing the thoughts and emotions she is experiencing...
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Things Fall Apart: Graphic Organizer

For Students 10th - 12th
Can two cultures live together successfully? After reading Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, have your class complete the graphic organizer included. They compare different cultures and brainstorm how different pairs could live...
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Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart: Teaching Through the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are introduced to Chinua Achebe's first novel and to his views on the role of the writer in his or her society. It can be used alone or in conjunction with the related lesson Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart.
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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions based on Things Fall Apart. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 15 short answer and essay questions based on Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Students may also access an online quiz on the selection using the link at the bottom...
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Things Fall Apart Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Things Fall Apart Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Students may check some of their answers online.
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When Things Fall Apart

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Young scholars examine the impact of colonialism on African nations, researching and analyzing post-colonial literature from those countries. They develop and present a creative display of their novel and its historic parallels.
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How to Write Using Secondary Academic Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners explore language arts by completing a research writing assignment. In this factual organization lesson, students prepare to write a research paper by reading the story "Things Fall Apart" in class. Learners practice writing a...
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Book Club Discussion: Things Fall Apart

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students read and discuss Chinua Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart. Students are guided to analyze the text through consideration of the author's use of 6 literary devices. Students also evaluate the text according to their personal...
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Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart: Oral and Literary Strategies

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Readers are first introduced to Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart by making a map of Africa. They will better understand the novel's historical and literary contexts, European and African literary traditions, and how historical events...
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Creating Nonviolence: A Theatre of the Oppressed Approach to Things Fall Apart

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze Ahimsa and complete activities for nonviolence. In this nonviolence lesson, 11th graders define violence and relate it to their lives. Students adapt prose into a dialogue to act out and analyze the violence in...
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How Are Boundaries Made, Kept, Broken?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students write a first draft of an essay reflecting their opinions of Things Fall Apart. They complete their circle diagrams, have them approved by the teacher, and write their essays. They write in their dialectical journals as they...