Lesson CAA-2

Welcome! Please consider how your attitude affects your and other students' experiences of the lesson. 

Be respectful, come prepared, and show interest to have the best possible educational experience. 

Lesson goals

Improve your vocabulary, understand postcolonialism by reading the short story Things around your neck and develop your discussing skills by discussing the text and cultural appropriation

Lesson activities

Vocabulary exercise

Reading comprehension

Group discussion



Reading comprehension

Time for the activity: ~20-30 minutes

During this exercise, you will develop your reading and discussion skills

Take turns reading Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Thing Around Your Neck

Group discussion

Time for the activity: ~20-30 minutes

During this activity, you will develop strategies to overview and structure what you have read

In a group of 3-5 students, answer the questions and take notes on your whiteboard or computer.


Question (pick one)




Study the Quizlet flashcards 

Exit ticket

Present one of the questions that your group discussed