4Mapping Africa Activity On the blank map fill in all of the African countries that you know of.Where are the pyramids?Where are diamonds mined?What are the major rivers? Where are they?Deserts? Where are they?What oceans surround Africa?
5Think-Pair-Share Pair up Discuss your answers with your partner. Choose a person to share with the class.
11Nigerian Vegetation The southern coast of Nigeria is rain forest. The central portion of Nigeria is forests.The northern portion is mostly a grassland region.
12The Igbo Tribe Located in Southeastern Nigeria Population: 8 million Language: Igbo (Kwa)Neighboring Peoples: Ibibio, Ijo, Ekoi, Igala, Idoma, Nupe
13Igbo Economy The majority of the Igbo people are farmers. Their staple crop is yam, and its harvesting is a time for great celebration.
14Igbo ReligionBefore Christianity most Igbo practiced some form of ancestor worship.Today most of the Igbo are Christian, but some still practice the traditional religions.
15Religion ContinuedMen participate in a secret society called the Mmo(for the living).They were responsible for carrying out the funeral ceremonies.They induct the departed spirits into the Ebe Mmo(afterlife).
16VocabularyDenigration n.-defamation of one’s character or reputation; slanderSuperannuated adj.-out of datePivotal adj.-of central or vital importance
17Exit Slip QuestionsName one interesting fact you learned about Nigeria.
18Warm Up QuestionFrom 1850 to 1960 Great Britain basically claimed Nigeria as it’s own. Why do you think they would do this? What conflicts might result?
20Rudyard Kipling Lived from 1865-1936 English poet, short-story writer, and novelistCelebrated British imperialismWrote The Jungle Book, which was later turned into a Disney film.
21White Man’s Burden Activity Listen and follow along as I read the poemWe will break you up into groups.Each group will be given a stanza of the poem to analyze.Read again and discussAnswer the five questions in the packet.Appoint a group member to share with the class.
22Groups -Period 1 Group 1 Group 3 Mustaafa Michelle Jocelyn Hope Taylor JasminShadayia MariaGroup Group 4Oshea SeanLyeisha ErinGabby JenBrandy JennaGroup Group 7Mikala HelenaAnna KaylaDaraya CarminKaloni DeandraGroup 6MayaJoeNiyimahAnthony
23Groups- Period 2 Group 1 Group 3 Joey Shannon Kirsten Shawn Samson TeshaiaAntonique AzariahGroup Group 4Tavaya RachelBrandon Justin L.Katrina ShadNichole JessicaGroup Group 6Amanda DonteTasia RavenAnthony KeairaAlec JamalGroup Group 7Tieriq JalenJustin P JoshShavonDave
24Groups-Period 5A Group 1 Group 3 Mona Tiffany Alex Micah Monica CalvinAnthony JohnJoe SaraGroup Group 7Rob TanishaSam RyasonDaesha EmilioGroup 6DJZain
25Reading Strategy Question pg. 1306 What strengths and weaknesses does Obi bring to his job?He is young, energetic, enthusiastic, responsible, and has a very high regard for education. All of these things would make him a good headmaster.However, he also seems to be stubborn, and not very accepting of the old ways.
26Big Idea Question pg. 1307How has modernization affected young Nigerians like Obi’s wife?She has become concerned with “modern methods” like having the most beautiful garden. She also wants all of the other wives in the village to envy her and her high social status.
27Exit Slip QuestionHow do you think all of this information on colonialism and modernization relates to the story?
28Warm Up Questions How do you define a “character”? Name a conflict you’ve struggled with?
29CharacterizationThe art of creating characters for a narrative; includes their feelings, behaviors, appearance, and personality traits.
30Jay-z and BeyonceFeelings? Behavior? Appearance? Personality?
32External ConflictThe struggle between a literary or dramatic character and an outside force such as nature or another character, which drives the dramatic action of the plot.
33External ConflictCharacter vs. Character-conflict arising between two or more characters of the same kindCharacter vs. Nature-conflict that involves the main character against the forces of nature
34External ConflictWatch these movie previews. Is the conflict Character vs. Character, or is it Character vs. Nature?
35Reading Strategy pg. 1307 What does this detail reveal about Obi? That he is very prideful of his work to a fault.
36Literary Element pg. 1308What conflict does Obi’s assertion set in motion?The vandalism of his school’s grounds, and ultimately a “tribal war situation”.
37Reading Strategy pg. 1308 What does the village priest value? He values his ancestors and the traditional religion of Nigeria.
38Literary Element pg. 1308How does the Supervisor’s assessment of the conflict differ from Obi’s.Obi views the conflict as a way of breaking from the old ways of his fellow Nigerians, and bringing the school into the modern era.His supervisor sees the conflict as a direct result of his misguided enthusiasm.
39Exit Slip Question Give me one example of characterization. Give me one example of external conflict.