Things Fall Apart {Lesson Plans & Handouts Only}

Angie Kratzer
Grade Levels
9th - 12th
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45 pages
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This product is part of Things Fall Apart Complete Unit {CCSS Aligned| but includes only lesson plans and handouts, not reading assessments or vocabulary workouts.


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Lesson 1: Building Background Knowledge

Nigeria; Ibo Culture and Language

Map Work

Character Preview

Lesson 2: Setting in Chapters 1 through 6

Literary Analysis: Setting

Smooth Text Use

Lesson 3: Characterization in Chapters 1 through 6

Methods of characterization

Characterization chart

Literary Analysis: Characterization

Lesson 4: Flashback in Chapters 1 through 13

Vocabulary Workout

Literary Analysis: Flashback

Lesson 5: Chapters 14 through 19

Africa Map Practice

Debate Point: Christian Missions

Lesson 6: Irony in Chapters 1 through 25

Literary Analysis: Irony

Lesson 7: Symbolism and Theme in Things Fall Apart

Africa Map Test

Literary Analysis: Symbolism and Theme

Lesson 8: “The Second Coming” Paideia Seminar

Debate Point: Colonialism in Nigeria

Paideia Seminar

Post-Seminar Writing Assignment with Rubric

Lesson 9: Literary Analysis Essay

Lesson 10: Sentence-Level Revision

Sentence Combining

Sentence Variety


Lesson 11: Introduction and Conclusion; Peer Editing


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Total Pages
45 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 month
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