The Handmaid's Tale Lesson Plans
by Margaret Atwood

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  • The Handmaid's Tale eNotes Teaching Guide

    This guide highlights some of the most salient aspects of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale before you begin teaching. In helping guide your students through the text, they will learn the rhetorical power of literary devices like allusion and narrative voice and be engaged in discussing worthwhile themes, such as religious extremism and...

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  • The Handmaid's Tale Character Analysis Lesson Plan

    Theme Revealed Through Character Development: This lesson plan focuses on Offred and Moira as character foils. Students will identify similarities and differences between Offred and Moira and analyze how each character responds to the dangers of rebellion versus the safety of compliance with authority. By studying Offred and Moira as...

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