Turning and turning in the widening gyreThe 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.