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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Purple Hibiscus
Online Teaching Guide for High School Teachers
Prepared by Connie Messer
East Tennessee State University
MEDA 5400 Technology
Welcome to my Online Teaching Guide for High School Teachers. This website is being prepared for an Adolescent Literature Class at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. This website includes information valuable for the High School teacher who plans to teach Adichie's Purple Hibiscus in the classroom. The rationale will aid you in your quest to add this novel to your school's curriculum. You will find a summary of the novel with questions following each section. A cultural context section will provide information relevant to the country of Nigeria. In addition, you will find an author's biography and literary explorations pages. The various categories include important information you may utilize to allow you and your students to become familiar with this novel and country. Various graphic organizer worksheets, You Tube videos, and links to educational websites will be at your disposal. This website is geared for a 9th grade class, but can be altered for use in any high school grade level. Please click on the categories listed above and we will begin our journey.