In today's class, we began by going over the homework for chapters 1-4 of Things Fall Apart. Then we read a short article about Masculine Cultures and Feminine Cultures according to social psychologist, Geert Hofstede. After reading the article, students worked in groups to answer response questions. We then had a class discussion about the article's application to the Ibo society of Things Fall Apart and to American society as well. Here is a link to the article and the response questions:
The homework from today's class is to read chapters 5 & 6 of Things Fall Apart and complete the following assignment:
Chris Trompas - English teacher at the Learning Choice Academy in Chula Vista and La Mesa, CA.