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Fahrenheit 451

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
In his 2013 introduction to Fahrenheit 451, Neil Gaiman states, “Fiction is a lie that tells us true things, over and over.” In this extraordinary unit plan, readers "explore the power of written language to educate and influence...
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Fahrenheit 451: Study Guide

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Here's a must-have packet for your curriculum library. If you are interested in Fahrenheit 451, if you are interested in Ray Bradbury, if you are interested in censorship, if you interested in programs that make a difference, then this...
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The Departure

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars learn about the Hero's Journey as they read Ray Bradbury's "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh." They analyze the story's structure and narrative techniques. Finally, they write summaries of the text's central idea and use their...
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Fahrenheit 451—Activity Pack

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The burning questions is at what point do readers of Fahrenheit 451 recognize the many literary devices Ray Bradbury employs in his dystopian classic that warns of  a society that uses media to indoctrinate the public and denigrates...
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Fahrenheit 451

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Readers will be burning to attack a crossword puzzle based on Ray Bradbury's dystopian classic, Fahrenheit 451. They must fill in the missing words in passages drawn from the novel and identify characters.
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The Martian Chronicles: Response Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Follow the format of Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles with a journal-writing activity. Readers choose a character and examine the character's life and circumstances through brainstorming, research, and discussion before writing a...
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The Martian Chronicles: Literature Circles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Discussing great works of literature with peers is an excellent way to both comprehend and celebrate reading! Learners work in literature circles during a unit on Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles, and share paragraphs that stood out...
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The Martian Chronicles: K-W-H-L Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prepare your class for a unit on Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles with an activity that works for pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading. Learners fill out a K-W-H-L chart to reflect on what they already know, what they'd...
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The Martian Chronicles: Fishbowl Discussion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles provides the text for a fishbowl activity. Class members to sit in concentric circles, with the center circle discussing the topics from the book, and the outer circle observing the participants.
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The Martian Chronicles: Double-Entry Journals

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach learners to reflect on their reading with a lesson about double-entry journals. As they read Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles, class members note interesting passages from the text on the left side of their page, and jot down...
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The Martian Chronicles: Concept Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If you're planning on including Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles in your science fiction unit, use a concept analysis guide to frame your instruction. It covers literary elements such as setting, narrative voice, and theme, as well...
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The Martian Chronicles: Anticipation Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Begin your unit on Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles with an anticipation guide about literary themes. Class members read six statements about time, rules, and mortality, and note they believe each statement is true or false.
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Dandelion Wine: Problematic Situation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
If forced to move and give away almost everything you own, what five non-essential things would you take with you?  Prior to reading about Mrs. Bentley in chapter 15 of Dandelion Wine, individuals are asked to respond to this problematic...
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Dandelion Wine: Socratic Seminar

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There are “a million things to talk about. . .” in Ray Bradbury’s Dandelion Wine; however, the focus of this socratic seminar is the issue of living and dying. Class members prepare for the discussion by writing about their own views of...
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Dandelion Wine: Questioning Strategy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Readers of Dandelion Wine work in groups to develop questions on four levels (right there, think and search, the author and you, and on my own) about Chapter 34 of Ray Bradbury's reflection on the joys of summer. Groups jigsaw and then...
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Fahrenheit 451 Anticipation Guide

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Are anticipation guides effective? The first two pages of this lesson plan describe what an anticipation guide is and how to use it effectively. On the final page is the anticipation guide; use it to get your class talking about...
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Dandelion Wine: Anticipation Guide

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What brings happiness? An anticipation guide for Dandelion Wine asks readers to ponder the concepts in Ray Bradbury’s novel about the joys of summer. The scripted plan includes the guide, additional activities, and assessment options. Do...
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Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

For Students 7th - 8th
Included here is a cloze passage taken from Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury. Copy the included sheet, and have learners read the passage silently. Then, read the passage aloud once. To assess their memory, have pupils complete as many...
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Fahrenheit 451: Questioning Strategy

For Students 10th - 12th
After reading Captain Beatty's speech (pg. 54-63) in Fahrenheit 451, provide your class with these analysis questions. Six questions are included here, using Bloom's Taxonomy to focus on knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis,...
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"All Summer in a Day" by Ray Bradbury

For Students 6th - 9th
After reading "All Summer in a Day," by Ray Bradbury, have your learners respond to these questions. The worksheet starts out with comprehension questions and moves into higher-level inference and judgment questions. This could be used...
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Fahrenheit 451 Vocabulary Part One

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this vocabulary worksheet, students generate definitions for words using sentence context. Worksheet includes 8 vocabulary words from part one of the novel. After deciding on definitions based on context, students look up words in the...
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All Summer in a Day Vocab

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
While working with Ray Bradbury's "All Summer in a Day," take some time to consider vocabulary. This exercise lists eight sentences from the story in which Bradbury uses words in interesting or different ways. Pupils read the sentence...
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Dandelion Wine: Vocabulary Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Prior to reading chapter 17 of Dandelion Wine, partners look up and illustrate level three words found in Colonel Freeleigh’s many allusions. Pairs then share with the whole class. Detailed instructions for the activity are included. 
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Fahrenheit 451: KWHL Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Turn your readers into "examiners, critics, knowers, and imaginative creators," with a KWHL strategy designed for Fahrenheit 451. Individuals fill out a KWHL graphic organizer about censorship and then share responses with a group. The...