The Emperor: Downfall of an Autocrat Fun Activities

Ryszard Kapuściński
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Create a timeline of events in "The Emperor."

Interview Questions

Write ten questions that you would have used if you could have interviewed Ryszard Kapuscinski.

A Book by Kapuscinski

Read another book written by Ryszard Kapuscinski.

Book Review

Write a review of the book.

Biographical Sketch

Use a graphic organizer to create a biographical sketch of Haile Selassie.


Using aluminum foil, create a medallion like the one the Emperor presented to the foreign news correspondents in 1963.


Use pictures from magazines to make a collage of the banquet held to honor African leaders in 1963.

Map It

Use a blackline map to locate places mentioned in "The Emperor."

Recreate a Scene

With a group, recreate a scene from the book.

Were Palace Officials Biased

Discuss with a partner whether some of the former Palace officials who were interviewed for the book might have been biased in their...

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