Animal Farm

Animal Farm: Opening Scene  This is a YouTube video of the opening scene of Animal Farm.  It is a great way to set the stage for a reading of the novel.

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.

SCORE: Animal Farm--Teacher Guide This supplemental unit provides activities and web resources developed as part of the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators (SCORE) Project. The site focuses on the ongoing battle against the exploitation of the weak by the strong and activities deal with Orwell's perpetual battle against totalitarianism. Some broken links, but several interesting teaching ideas and resources.

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 and Reading Questions Vocabulary and reading questions per chapter.

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.

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