Turning and turning in the widening gyre
    The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
    Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;
    Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world...
    From W.B. Yeats' "The Second Coming"

    Unit Goals
    #1: To read and enjoy reading.
    #2:  To understand Achebe's purpose for writing Things Fall Apart.
    #3:  To evaluate what literary choices he made to achieve that purpose.  

    • Introductory Overview PPT:  This is what we previewed in class.  It includes goals, due dates, suggested reading focuses, and helpful pre-reading information and activities.
    • Background/Contextual Webquest:  If you find it helpful to have background on the culture, or just want to look up a few things, you can complete all or parts of this Webquest.
    • Optional Study Guide for chapters 1-2 if you want help focusing your reading (which includes a character chart and pronunciation help!)
    • Optional Study Guide for the whole text if you find it helpful.