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"Shooting An Elephant": George Orwell's Essay on His Life in Burma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school readers examine George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" for examples of symbolism, metaphor, connotation, and irony. They analyze how these literary tools convey the writer's main point and contribute to the persuasive...
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"Shooting an Elephant"

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Study selected vocabulary terms in George Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant." A chart includes five selections, and learners must record the connotative and denotative meaning for each. A great look at using the context to define vocabulary...
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Words Matter: Diction and Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant"

For Teachers 10th Standards
Watch your tone! Scholars analyze how diction in George Orwell's Shooting an Elephant contributes to the tone of the text. Readers watch a video, participate in a word splash, and work through a PowerPoint lesson to help them determine...
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"Shoot an Elephant"

For Students 7th - 9th
George Orwell’s belief that “when the white man turns tyrant it is his own freedom that he destroys” is illustrated by his essay “Shooting an Elephant.” Readers of the essay are asked to respond to literal-level questions and define...
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Shooting of an Elephant

For Teachers 7th - 9th
George Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant" is the focus of this reading and writing lesson. After reading the essay, research the British control of Africa and Burma at the time the essay was written (1936). Additionally, pupils write a...
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"Shooting an Elephant" Critical Reading

For Students 10th - 12th
In this "Shooting an Elephant" critical reading worksheet, students identify the author and general topic of the piece.  Students sum up the message of the author and identify the type of writing.
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George Orwell's Essay on his Life in Burma: "Shooting an Elephant"

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Pupils read George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" as an analysis for the historical context. In this historical analysis lesson, students analyze the main points in the essay to identify its cultural and historical context. Pupils...
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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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"Shooting An Elephant": George Orwell's Essay on his Life in Burma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners read an essay by George Orwell's life in Burma and place it in its cultural and historical context. They identify the main points of the essay and Orwell's use of symbolism in the essay. They explain how each persuasive tool...
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African Elephant

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
For this African elephant worksheet, students discuss facts about the elephant, its lifespan, food it eats, its height and weight. Students then color a picture of the elephant. This one page color sheet contains one picture to color.
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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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I know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Essay Questions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 15 short answer and essay questions about Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Berryman, Roosevelt, and the Teddy Bear

For Students 8th - 12th
Do your historians know the story behind the teddy bear? Background information clues learners in to the context of a political cartoon, which depicts Teddy Roosevelt on his famous hunting trip. They will read about renown cartoonist...
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Oodles of Noodles

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students practice various locomotor skills and creative movement. They find their self space with a noodle and follow the teacher's lead. They create stories to go along with the activities and use their imagination. i.e. "We are...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Berryman, Roosevelt and the Teddy Bear

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about the origin of stuffed teddy bears and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: From Toons to Icons

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze political cartoons that feature icons like the hot dog and the teddy bear. Students respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Zoos and Captive Breeding

For Students 6th - 8th
After reading pages 470-472 of an unspecified textbook, students compare statements about zoos and captive breeding to information presented in text for statements of truth. Students change statements that are false so that the...