This 15 page unit plan for Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe is designed for an AP English (or another honors / accelerated level English course). It is perfect for the group of students who wish to discuss critical perspectives on the novel (like Psychoanalytical / Freudian, Marxist / Economic Determinist, and Feminist Theories) and for the group of students who excel at Socratic style questioning and small group discussions. Included in the Unit Plan: (1) Discussion Questions Chapters 1-7, (2) Discussion Questions Chapters 8-11, (3) Discussion Questions 12-16, (4) Understanding Critical Theory Handout, (5) Socratic Seminar Activity: Pre-Seminar Form, Socratic Seminar Questions, Student Scoring Chart, Teacher Rubric, (6) In-Class Timed AP Style Writing Assignment with Rubric. If you would like to see examples of successful writings from this prompt, please ask – I’ll send them! This is a common novel on the AP English Exam and in World Literature courses which teach Common Core Standards / Curriculum.