Village of Umuofia
An Interactive Learning Environment

Information for Students

In the Village of Umuofia you will explore an Igbo village based upon Chinua Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart. After studying the images and layout of the village and learning how to navigate and communicate, your teacher can arrange for you to take on the role of an African or British character and interact in this virtual reality environment.

Your goal is to imaginatively enter the world of the novel and better understand the characters and the dynamic conflict between Igbo society and British colonialism near the end of the 19th Century. This activity presumes that you have already read and discussed Things Fall Apart.

First Visit to the Village of Umuofia

Village of Umuofia Role Play

Village of Umuofia Character Roles

Map of Village of Umuofia

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