Day 1 ENGLISH 10 Seating Chart You need your Springboard book! New Partners! Find out three things: What you did over Winter Break How many times you’ve seen Frozen Favorite winter activity ECA Question of the Day A) While Cynthia dressed for her sister's wedding, Murphy, the golden retriever, ate the straps off the only shoes that matched Cynthia's pale blue dress. B) Her replacement options were inappropriate. C) Like rubber flip-flops, running shoes, fuzzy pink rabbit slippers, or brown leather pumps. Which part is a fragment? A, B, or C? Understand the historical context for Things Fall Apart Unit OBJECTIVES Cultures in Conflict Unit Three In this unit, you will continue exploring culture by looking at communities in conflict. Many cultures around the world are in conflict today, with both modern and traditional influences affecting how cultures change. As you read Chinua Achebe’s novel Things Fall Apart, you will closely examine the Ibo culture and the changes it experiences through the eyes of the novelist. Unit Overview and Goals ( T UR N TO PAG E 1 7 1 ) R ES POND TO T HE P ROV E R B I N YOU R BOOK . W HAT DO YOU P R E DIC T? Essential Questions: (174) 1. How might a culture change when it encounters new ideas and members? 2. How can an author use a fictional character to make a statement about culture? Things Fall Apart Vs. Heart of Darkness Take notes on these two ideas: How are natives portrayed in Heart of Darkness? How are whites portrayed? Read about our author CHINUA ACHEBE (ON PAGE 179) AFTER WATCHING THIS VIDEO, WHY DO YOU THINK ACHEBE MIGHT HAVE WANTED TO WRITE A NOVEL? Hand back papers* Embedded Assessment 1: Researching Pre- and PostColonial Ibo Culture 192 Embedded Assessment 1 Product Create a poster with at least 4-5 requirements for the project. Use the description and the rubric to help you. Make a design. Around the perimeter of the poster, brainstorm topic ideas.