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  • Animal Farm eNotes Lesson Plan

    Learning Objectives: By the end of this unit, students should be able to  explain how Animal Farm works as both a fable and an allegory; identify and discuss how the different characters are used as allegorical figures; explain how the novel addresses themes related to idealism, justice, power, and corruption; identify...

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  • 1984 eNotes Lesson Plan

    Learning Objectives: By the end of this unit, students should be able to describe the importance of freedom of expression in society using examples from Winston's daily life in Oceania; show through examples Winston's and Julia's different attitudes toward a totalitarian regime and their different ways of subverting it; cite several...

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  • Animal Farm eNotes Teaching Guide

    Whether it’s your first or hundredth time, George Orwell's Animal Farm has been a mainstay of English classrooms since its publication in 1945. While the text has its challenging spots—violence and a grim perspective—teaching this text to your students will be rewarding for everyone. Teaching Animal Farm will give them unique insight into...

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  • Animal Farm eNotes Reading Response Prompts

    Old Major says that all animals are equal. What signs do you see in Chapter I to show that this might not be true? What animals are not immediately considered friends? What animals seem to be more or less intelligent than the others? How do you think these differences will affect the society...

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  • Animal Farm Character Analysis Lesson Plan

    Theme Developed Through Characterization in Animal Farm: This lesson focuses on how characterization is employed in developing themes in Animal Farm. Students will analyze Orwell’s characterization of Napoleon and Boxer and infer themes from the contrasts in their characters. In studying how Boxer and Napoleon are characterized, students will be better...

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  • 1984 Reading Comprehension Quiz

    This quiz contains reading comprehension questions for 1984.

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  • Animal Farm Reading Comprehension Quiz

    This quiz contains reading comprehension questions for Animal Farm.

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  • 1984 eNotes Teaching Guide

    So you’re going to teach George Orwell's 1984. Whether it’s your first or hundredth time, this novel has been a mainstay of English classrooms for decades. Studying 1984 will give your students unique insight into symbolism and important themes surrounding totalitarianism, propaganda, and free will. This guide highlights some of...

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