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361 reviewed resources for 1984

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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 lesson focused on identifying dystopian...
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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...
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1984

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this novel analysis worksheet, students use the various sections with online links to complete activities about the novel 1984. Students explore domestic surveillance, the U.S. Patriot Act, online privacy, advertising, doublespeak,...
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1984 Today or Yesterday?

For Teachers 12th
Researching news websites, learners look up topics in relation to George Orwell's 1984. This will lead to a 3-5 page paper and a class debate over whether the world is Orwellian or not. Links to several news sites are available.
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1984 - Part Two

For Students 10th - 12th
Focus on the second half of George Orwell's 1984 with this reading comprehension quiz. All multiple-choice, the questions center on major events in the novel.
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1984 Quiz

For Students 11th - 12th
Ten detailed questions prove if you know George Orwell's 1984. Delve into the dystopian society Orwell creates and see how well you can think for yourself.
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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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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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1984 Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about George Orwell's 1984. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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1984, by George Orwell - Fact or Fantasy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read 1984 by George Orwell. They research a country who has dictators similar to Oceania's leaders and create a outline for a paper. In addition, they create a web page from their information.
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George Orwell 1984: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
Tests readers' comprehension of the plot of George Orwell's famous novel 1984. Although most questions only require the test taker to recall information about the novel's plot, some questions ask for analysis. Instant feedback and...
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1984 Activity Sheet and Progress Test

For Students 9th - 12th
In this 1984 activity sheet and progress test activity, high schoolers respond to a total of 27 multiple choice, matching and fill in the blank questions pertaining to 1984 by George Orwell in order to better understand the novel.
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1984 by George Orwell

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Reverend Katrina Foster offers her rationale for why Winston Smith, the tragic hero of George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984, is her favorite literary character.
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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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1984

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners read 1984, noting the potential dangers of government. They keep private diaries to parctice freedom of expression. They create political cartoons for a secret publication and design posters and T-shirts with warnings on them.
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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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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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Big Brother vs. Little Brother: Updating Orwell's 1984

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Government surveillance is an enduring conflict that has become increasingly complex with our nation's use of technology. Add to the understanding of Orwell’s 1984 by using the resources here that display the contemporary actions of Big...
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1984: How Much Fact in Fiction?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers compare and contrast the society in Orwell's 1984 with modern society. In this 1984 activity, students research the historical climate in which Orwell wrote the novel. High schoolers create a comparison chart of privacy...
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Reading Comprehension: 1984

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension instructional activity, students answer questions based on chapters 1-12 of '1984'. Question type varies from matching, true / false, fill in the blank and multiple choice.
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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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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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1984 by George Orwell

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Readers of Nineteen Eighty-Four engage in a close reading exercise that directs their focus to the key details Orwell provides in the opening paragraphs to introduce his dystopian society. The included worksheeet is divided into three...
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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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