This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: The novel Anthills of the Savannah is set in the late 1980s in the fictional African nation of Kangan, based in part on Achebe's home country of Nigeria. This lesson will enable students to learn more about Chinua Achebe and the history of Nigeria in order to better understand the events and message of the novel.
1) 1) Group activity: Form groups and have each group focus on researching...
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