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Summer Reading and Writing Assignment: Fahrenheit 451
Twelfth graders explore Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. In this reading and writing lesson, 12th graders read the book and think of five books to save from the fire. Students write an essay explaining why they'd save them. The essay becomes the basis for a discussion about various themes in the novel, including censorship and conformity vs.
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Study Guide: Fahrenheit 451 "The Hearth and The Salamander"
In this study guide for Fahrenheit 451, students must complete a variety of activities to review the reading. Students define vocabulary and literary terms, describe characters and answer comprehension questions based on the reading.
7th - 10th Language Arts 14 Views 88 Downloads
Defining Risk: A Search for Theme in Fahrenheit 451
Ninth graders explore their understanding of the notion of risk in relation to their own experiences and in response to a variety of quotes. This exercise serves as a springboard to themes in the novel Fahrenheit 451.
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Censorship and the Novel Fahrenheit 451
Students research and organize information on censorship. They analyze and understand the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, including the cultural and historical context. They then write an insightful, grammatically correct paper regarding the novel and the outside references on censorship.
11th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 53 Downloads
Fahrenheit 451 Symbol & Test Review
Although the second page of this two-page sheet probably won't benefit you much (considering you won't have the materials referenced), you could still use the first page to assess your class's understanding of the symbols used in Fahrenheit 451.
9th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 18 Downloads
Identifying Figurative Language
Young scholars explore figurative language. In this Fahrenheit 451 instructional activity, students read the Bradbury novel. As they read, young scholars note the simile, metaphor, and personification examples that they encounter.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 79 Downloads
Fahrenheit 451:Literature Study Guide
None of the activities or templates included in this resource directly address Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. Instead, the materials can be used with any narrative. Included are templates for a reading schedule, chapter summaries, vocabulary lists, reading questions, story plot flow chart, and character map.
9th Language Arts 3 Views 47 Downloads
Fahrenheit 451 Character Development
Faber, one of the character’s in Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 observes, “Remember, the firemen are rarely necessary. The public itself stopped reading of its own accord.” As an assessment, ask your pupils to select a quote from their reading, identify the speaker, and explain the significance of the line to the story.
8th - 11th Language Arts 10 Views 46 Downloads
Fahrenheit 451- The Granger Experiment
Students read the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. They then conduct research on British and American literature from 1800 to the present and select a book that they believe is important and should survive in the event that all books and literary resources are destroyed.
7th - 10th Language Arts 7 Views 37 Downloads
Fahrenheit 451: Social Criticism
Students write a four paragraph essay that tells about two things in society that Ray Bradbury criticizes in the book, Fahrenheit 451. In this social criticism lesson, students develop a thesis based on their reading of the book and develop it into a complete essay.
10th - 11th Language Arts 4 Views 37 Downloads
Censorship In Fahrenheit 451
Tenth graders explore the concept of censorship through a reading of Fahrenheit 451. They discuss the issue and its relation to contemporary society. Students work in groups to debate the pros and cons of censorship in our society.
10th Language Arts 10 Views 28 Downloads
New Review Fahrenheit 451: Narrative and Point of View
Is a book "a loaded gun"? After completing Part One of Fahrenheit 451, individuals are asked to craft a letter to Captain Beatty in response to this charge and present their own ideas about books and education. In addition, class members examine the effects of the third person limited point of view.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Fahrenheit 451: Questioning Strategy
After reading Captain Beatty's speech (pg. 54-63) in Fahrenheit 451, provide your class with these analysis questions. Six questions are included here, using Bloom's Taxonomy to focus on knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
10th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 13 Downloads
The Internet of Things: IoT
How has the Internet of Things affected our lives? Scholars examine the massive influence of mobile devices in this analysis instructional activity, which begins with a seven-minute documentary clip. They also read a New York Times article (linked) which acts as the basis for a pro/con list analyzing Google's privacy policies.
7th - 12th Language Arts 86 Views 408 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Study Guide for Fahrenheit 451: The Sieve and the Sand
In this study guide worksheet, students complete a variety of activities based on reading Fahrenheit 451: "The Sieve and the Sand". Students define vocabulary and literary terms used in the reading, answer comprehension questions and describe characters from the story.
7th - 10th Language Arts 7 Views 46 Downloads