Why do we tell painful stories?

What Do You Know About Nigeria?

Work Time

The first novel you will read this year, Things Fall Apart , takes place in Nigeria in the late 1800s. Use the KWL chart to keep track of what you already know and what questions you have about the setting of Things Fall Apart .

  • Fill in as much as you can in the Know and Want to Know columns of the KWL chart.

Later, you will return to the chart to fill in the What I’ve Learned column.