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Fahrenheit 451: Culture and History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Are literature and jazz dangerous as Jazz Master Paquito D'Rivera contends? To establish the cultural and historical context of Fahrenheit 451, class members read a short essay about the 1950s and listen to classic jazz artists.
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Fahrenheit 451: Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"It just takes a spark." The sparks that gave rise to Fahrenheit 451 are detailed in an audio biography of Ray Bradbury. After listening to Part I of the engaging narration, class groups read background essays and prepare presentations...
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Fahrenheit 451: Narrative and Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Is a book "a loaded gun"? After completing Part One of Fahrenheit 451, individuals are asked to craft a letter to Captain Beatty in response to this charge and present their own ideas about books and education. In addition, class members...
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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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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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"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 activity starts out with comprehension questions and moves into higher-level inference and judgment questions. This could be used in...
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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...
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Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Create an online poster, or Glogster, with your class to promote Ray Bradbury's novel Dandelion Wine. This activity can be done at any time in the novel, although the directions suggest waiting until your readers near the end so they...
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"A Sound of Thunder" Vocabulary in Context

For Students 8th - 10th
Ray Bradbury does it again, providing a story full of symbolism and interest. After your class reads "A Sound of Thunder" and studies the difficult vocabulary, quiz them with this sheet. Example words include aurora, expendable, and...
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"A Sound of Thunder" by Ray Bradbury: Questions

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
These questions are designed to accompany Ray Bradbury's "A Sound of Thunder," and could be used to guide and focus readers or as an assessment of reading skill and knowledge of the elements of a story. Page one focuses on questions of...
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Figurative Language: Farenheit 451

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Readers analyze figurative language in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 with four text examples from part two. They identify each example as simile, metaphor, or personification, and analyze the comparison that was made. Resource includes...
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Ray Bradbury Short Stories - Independent Reading Activity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A straightforward lesson about the themes in Ray Bradbury's short stories, this activity allows learners to first work independently and then share their analyses with the class. They read "The Other Foot" as well as another story from...
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Fahrenheit 451 Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 11 multiple choice questions about Bradbury's Farenheit 451. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Fahrenheit 451 - Essay Questions

For Students 8th - 12th
In this literature activity, students respond to 12 short answer and essay questions about Bradbury's Farenheit 451. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Dandelion Wine Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature learning exercise, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Fahrenheit 451 Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature instructional activity, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about Ray Bradbury's Farenheit 451. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Dandelion Wine Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Something Wicked This Way Comes Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes. Students may check some of their answers online.