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Things Fall Apart Common Core Aligned Literature Guide - PDF
Things Fall Apart Literature Guide
Things Fall Apart Unit
 
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ISBN: 978-1-938913-42-6
Pages: 213
Copyright: 2012
Writer: Kerry Manzo

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This Things Fall Apart Literature Guide by Simply Novel (formerly Secondary Solutions) for grades 10-12 includes 213 pages of Common Core Standards Aligned activities, worksheets, quizzes, tests, and teacher resources for getting the most out of your teaching of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart.

This Guide includes:

•List of 10 Pre-Reading Activities for introducing themes and activating prior knowledge
•Author Biography on Chinua Achebe with corresponding questions about the article
•Historical Context articles and questions on Africa, Colonialism and the Colonial Period in Africa, Nigeria, and Olaudah Equiano - Ibo Slave
•Notes on and explanations for the Allusions and Proverbs in the novel
•Vocabulary Lists with and without definitions
•Anticipation Activity on the themes of Things Fall Apart
•Map of Character Relationships
•Active Reading Guide for note-taking throughout the novel
•Study Guide, Discussion, Reading Comprehension Questions for each chapter

Specific, focused activities and worksheets on Common Core:
Literature, featuring Literary Analysis activities for each section, including activities on Tragedy; Direct vs. Indirect Characterization; Allusions; Allegorical Tales; Symbolism; Figurative Language: Metaphor, Simile, and Hyberbole; Conflict; Irony; Voice and Narrative Point of View; Voice - Diction and Tone
•Common Core - Language vocabulary worksheets and activities for each section, including Recognizing How Words Are Related; Analogies; Context Clues; Connotation; Understanding Dictionary Entries; Word Parts; and Latin Roots
•Multiple Choice, Matching, True/False, or Short Response Reading Quizzes for each section
•Three Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles for review, early finishers, or extra credit
•Three Vocabulary Tests
•Reading Extension Activity with a comparison of Colonialism in Poetry to the novel
•Two Final Test versions - one test completely Multiple Choice
•Final Vocabulary Test
•Teacher Guide including Sample Agenda and Teacher Notes, a Bibliography with References and Resources
•Summary of the Novel
•Post-Reading Activities and Alternative Assessment Project Ideas
•Essay Prompts and Writing Ideas
•Two Project Rubrics
•Response to Literature Rubric
•Complete Answer Key
Notes About This Product
  • Common Core State Standards alignment has not been notated within this Guide. Activities and lessons for this Guide are aligned with the CCSS, however, Comprehension Check Questions, quizzes, and tests may not equal the rigor found in some popular standardized Common Core assessments.


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