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Dystopian Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Dreams or nightmares? Visions or warnings? Are these stories truths, as Yann Arthus-Bertrand said, "the world is not yet ready to hear"? Listen to the warnings in this collection of materials designed for writings that depict what could...
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Decoding the Dystopian Characteristics of Macintosh’s “1984” Commercial

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Known as one of the most iconic advertisements of the 20th century, Macintosh's "1984" commercial has become more of a social statement. Present the ad to a new audience of viewers with a activity focused on identifying dystopian...
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Reading with a Cultural Criticism Lens

For Teachers 12th Standards
Life is full of ups and downs. Scholars read George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant," which describes a meaningful event from the author's own life. Then, after answering text questions and participating in a Socratic discussion,...
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Teaching Orwell and '1984’ with the New York Times

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Doublethink and alternate facts? Big Brother and Facebook? 1984 and 2019? Sales of 1984 have surged and so has the use of George Orwell's dystopian classic in classrooms. Whether new to teaching the novel or a seasoned veteran you'll...
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Literary Pilgrimages: Exploring the Role of Place in Writers’ Lives and Work

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do the places you have lived influence what you write? Class members research the lives of writers and look for how places these writers have lived might have influenced their writings. 
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Where to Draw the Line: Balancing Government Surveillance with the Fourth Amendment

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The question of how to balance Fourth Amendment Rights with national security concerns becomes critical in an age of planned terrorist attacks, election interference, and fake news. Get young social scientists involved in the debate with...
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Animal Farm Novel Study

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Watch out! According to the tenets of Animalism, the philosophy of the revolting pigs in Animal Farm, anything walking on two legs is an enemy. With the novel study, pupils answer questions based on the first chapter of the classic...
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Nineteen Eighty-Four Novel Study

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Explore a dystopian world where independent thinking is outlawed ... in 1984. Learners invent similes and answer questions about the first two chapters of the famous novel. Next, pupils identify parts of speech from the text and complete...
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Discussion Guide for 1984

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, published in 1949, can seem strangely prophetic when compared to modern news events and politics. Readers of Orwell's dystopian classic sharpen their critical thinking skills by engaging in a shared...
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Nineteen Eighty-Four: Orwell

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Warning or prediction? Nineteen Eighty Four is the anchor text for a series of tasks that ask readers to compare the novel to the film as well as current events to those pictured in George Orwell's dystopian classic.
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A Teacher’s Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of George Orwell’s 1984

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Whether you're new to using Nineteen Eighty Four in the classroom or you're an Orwell veteran, the materials in this teacher's guide are a valuable addition to your curriculum. The suggested activities prompt readers to create a newspeak...
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Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The depth of Nineteen Eighty Four is in the details. Encourage a close reading of Orwell's dystopian classic with resource sheets that focus attention on the author's stylistic choices that lead to the betrayals that make Big Brother's...
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Bloom's Literature: How to Write about Nineteen Eighty Four

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A good prompt is hard to find, especially ones that encourage application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of a text. Help is here in the form of a prompt list for George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty Four that offers essay topics that...
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1984

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An eBook edition of 1984 is now available for classroom use. George Orwell's famous dystopian novel is downloadable for free for individual computers, tablets, or phones.
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Animal Farm

For Students 9th - 12th
Events in George Orwell's Animal Farm provide the clues in a 22-question crossword puzzle that tests reader's recall of the allegorical novel.
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1984

For Students 9th - 12th
Readers of Nineteen Eighty-Four use their answers to questions about George Orwell's tale to complete a crossword puzzle.
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Nineteen Eight-Four

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Nineteen Eighty-Four is a perfect text for an age of fake news and alternative facts. And what better way to introduce a new generation of readers to George Orwell's dystopian classic than with a reader's theatre version of the tale. The...
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George Orwell

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Ordinary people, ordinary jobs, ordinary life. According to George Orwell it's the ordinary that should be the focus of literature. Introduce readers to this extraordinary writer with a short video that details how his life experiences...
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Teaching Animal Farm

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
All animals are comrades in a thorough unit plan for George Orwell's Animal Farm. With reading comprehension questions, research project ideas, resources for building prior knowledge about the Russian Revolution, and many ways to extend...
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Animal Farm, Chapter 1 Discussion Notes

For Students 8th - 12th
If you are just starting out with Animal Farm by George Orwell, consider this resource. Titled as discussion notes, you might use these questions in a variety of different ways. The questions and prompts start out simple and gradually...
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Animal Farm Chapter 2 Discussion Notes and Mini-Project

For Students 9th - 11th
Imagine having the opportunity to create your own country. After responding to questions about chapter two, readers of George Orwell's dystopian classic are given a chance to design a utopia for one-million people, complete with...
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George Orwell: A Brief Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Studying an author can help learners better understand literature. George Orwell's biography is the focus of this presentation, which leads into an activity and discussion about concepts connected to Animal Farm. 
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George Orwell's Britain

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Before reading anything by George Orwell, help your class better understand the author by studying World War II. Winston Churchill, rationing, and British propaganda are all addressed. If your class has an understanding of the time...
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George Orwell and 1984

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Before diving into 1984, introduce your class to its author, George Orwell. This resource features the author's roots, his family, and some of his other works, like Animal Farm. It also presents some important terms for 1984 like...