Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 is a multifaceted novel that rewards study on a number of topical and thematic levels. Teaching Fahrenheit 451 gives students opportunities to study rich literary and thematic content through classroom activities and exercises. Our Premium Lesson Plans and Activities for Fahrenheit 451 include a comprehensive eNotes lesson plan for studying the entire novel—complete with a multiple-choice exam, essay questions, vocabulary exercises, and a comprehensive answer key— and a response journal filled with writing and discussion prompts to facilitate students’ reading of the novel. Each of these documents has been written and vetted by our in-house educators and editors. In addition to premium content, we also have free materials available that have been contributed by teacher users.

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  • Fahrenheit 451 eNotes Lesson Plan

    Critically acclaimed for its satirical exploration of ideas as well as crackling, fast-moving prose, Fahrenheit 451 is that rare book at once completely of its time and eerily prescient of the contemporary issues with which modern readers grapple. Fahrenheit 451 was published in 1953, developed from author Ray Bradbury’s shorter...

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  • Fahrenheit 451 eNotes Reading Response Prompts

    Paper spontaneously catches fire and burns at 451 degrees Fahrenheit. Why do you think the author chose this temperature as a title for his novel? Do you think it is a good title? Why or why not? What are some other titles that might fit? At the very beginning of Fahrenheit 451,...

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