Objective: Students will useparenthetical citation to cite specific textual evidence to support a claim about Okonkwo in Chapter 4 ofThings Fall Apart.
Opening Activity: Look over Chapter 4 of Things Fall Apart focusing on determining the traits of Okonkwo. As you read try to find two to three quotes that you could use to support your claim about Okonkwo. Jot down your thinking and supporting quotes and their page numbers.
Instruction: Parenthetical Citation and Quote Integration Patterns
Prompt: Write an argument about Okonkwo's character in Chapter 4 ofThings Fall Apart.
Support your claim with two pieces of evidence.
Integrate the evidence so that you maintain the flow of ideas.
Include correct parenthetical citation for each piece of evidence.
Use warrants to explain how your evidence supports your claim.
Closure: Based on what you have read in Chapters 1-3, what have your learned about the Ibo culture? Discuss at least three elements from the 7 elements of culture.