Animal Farm

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Animal Farm

Glencoe Literature Library: Animal Farm

Scroll down and click “Study Guide” at at bottom of page for a detailed 29-page guide in PDF format. Offers background information, activities and vocabulary, as well as active reading, analyzing literature, and response assignments.

Animal Farm: When Power Corrupts
ClassZone unit guide for grades 9-10 that involves writing propaganda and researching socialism and communism.

Lesson Plans for 1984, Animal Farm and other books @Web English Teacher provides links to biographical information about George Orwell, web resources about Animal Farm, as well as other essays by Orwell.

Introduction to Animal Farm
Students read the novel Animal Farm and the short story “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. and answer a series of factual, interpretive, and evaluative questions. A lesson from LEARN NC, a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education

Animal Farm Historical Connections – YouTube Video

More than a Metaphor: Allegory and the Art of Persuasion
In this well-organized EDSITEment lesson, students are introduced to the concept of allegory by using George Orwell’s Animal Farm.

Animal Farm: The Complete Project
A three-week Senior level teaching unit that involves writing and incorporation of symbolic images.

Make your class Animal Farm
A Senior level lesson plan in which students understand literature through role-playing.

Animal Farm: “Four Legs Good. Two Legs Bad”
This ‘CyberEnglish9’ unit focuses on allegory and propaganda and students create a reading journal on a web page. Note: Links to Propaganda resources are broken.

Animal Farm Discussion Questions
Brief introduction and twenty discussion questions from ReadingGroupGuides.

Animal Farm: “Bring Your Character in a Bag:”
Grade 9 lesson in which students interpret a character from the novel Animal Farm and represent it symbolically and present orally.

Animal Farm – Comparison of characters to the Russian Revolution
Chart that compares Animal Farm characters to historical counterparts.

Animal Farm
Global Book Club presents three activities: writing, research, and art.

Combination Plan Using Multiple Intelligences and Holistic Models
A 10th grade “holistic” lesson plan in which students come to recognize different forms of novels: Political, Social, Mystery, and Fantasy.

Animal Farm Vocabulary
27 terms with definitions

“Politics and the English Language”
by George Orwell This essay outlines Orwell’s beliefs on the power of language.

“Shooting an Elephant” activities
PDF handout with five activities based on Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant”essay.

Song Lyrics from Animal Farm
A listing of the lyrics to each of the songs from Animal Farm.