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personal beliefs‚ and his values. The author reiterates the importance of a man’s chi, or personal god as he explains that Okonkwo “deserved his success,…That was not luck.” (Pg. 27) Imagine you are an astrologer; write a horoscope for Okonkwo based on his primary character traits revealed in this chapter. S - 29 Reproducible Student Worksheet Student’s Page Things Fall Apart
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T - 30 © Copyright 2005, Prestwick House, Inc. Teacher’s Page Things Fall Apart Chapter 4 News Writing Objective: Identifying dramatic moments and relating them in the manner of a newspaper article Activity Write a front-page newspaper article detailing the events leading to Okonkwo beating his wife, Ojiugo. Include the specifics of the beating itself and the aftermath or the conclusion of the episode. Write the story in the factual, detached, unbiased style commonly used by newspaper reporters. The headline should be eye-catching and should sum up the content of the article. The first paragraph should concisely give the basic facts – who, what, where, why , when , and how —so that a reader who has time to read only the first paragraph can understand what happened. The subsequent paragraphs should logically and honestly add detail and substance to the story for the readers who want more information. The last paragraph should indicate how this incident was resolved. Note to Teacher: After students have completed the assignment, the articles could be posted on a bulletin board or compiled into a folder so that students can read what others have written.
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Name: ________________________________ Date:_________________ Chapter 4 News Writing Objective: Identifying dramatic moments and relating them in the manner of a newspaper article Activity Write a front-page newspaper article detailing the events leading to Okonkwo beating his wife, Ojiugo. Include the specifics of the beating itself and the aftermath or the conclusion of the episode. Write the story in the factual, detached, unbiased style commonly used by newspaper reporters. The headline should be eye-catching and should sum up the content of the article. The first paragraph should concisely give the basic facts – who, what, where, why , when , and how —so that a reader who has time to read only the first paragraph can understand what happened. The subsequent paragraphs should logically and honestly add detail and substance to the story for the readers who want more information. The last paragraph should indicate how this incident was resolved. S - 31 Reproducible Student Worksheet Student’s Page Things Fall Apart
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T - 32 © Copyright 2005, Prestwick House, Inc. Teacher’s Page Things Fall Apart Chapter 5 The Family Tree Objective: Interpreting details from the text Creating a visual reference to the text Activity In order to preserve the history of a family, many people research their genealogy and build a family tree based on information given and recorded over many years. This history includes as many members and relatives as the researcher can find. This is not only an American custom, but it is also a historical record-keeping system for many countries and cultures. In keeping with the traditions of the Ibo
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