Things Fall Apart Chapter 11 Summary


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In chapter eleven of Things Fall Apart, how does Tortoise reach the feast in the sky?

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1. In chapter eleven of Things Fall Apart, to what does Tortoise change his name?

2. Which bird causes Tortoise's shell to crack by telling Tortoise's wife to bring outside all the hard things in their home?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In chapter 11 of Things Fall Apart, Ekwefi tells Ezinma a story before Ezinma is taken to the caves of the oracle. This quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of the story Ekwefi tells as well as the other major event of the chapter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will cover the following:

  • How Tortoise reaches the feast in the sky
  • What Tortoise changes his name to
  • What bird is responsible for Tortoise's shell cracking
  • Who Chielo is priestess for
  • What character follows Ekwefi to the caves

Skills Practiced

These assessments will use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Chapter 11 of Things Fall Apart
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Ekwefi's story about Tortoise
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Chielo and Ekwefi's journey to the caves

Additional Learning

In chapter 11 of Things Fall Apart, Ekwefi tells a story about Tortoise to her daughter. To learn more, review the lesson called Things Fall Apart Chapter 11 Summary, which discusses the following:

  • What Okonkwo does while Ekwefi tells her story
  • What the hosts of the feast believe to be true about Tortoise
  • The event Ekwefi thinks of at the end of the chapter