Fahrenheit 451 Teacher Resources
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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.
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 12 short answer and essay questions about Bradbury's Farenheit 451. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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. They memorize and recite a portion of the work they have selected and justify their book's importance to humanity based on the research they have conducted.
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. individuality.
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 instructional activity, students develop a thesis based on their reading of the book and develop it into a complete essay.
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.
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.
Students follow the study of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 and attempts to connect the thematic underpinnings of the novel to Students' own lives.
How has the Internet of Things affected our lives? Scholars examine the massive influence of mobile devices in this analysis lesson, 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. After creating a paired perspectives poem, learners read excerpts from Fahrenheit 451 and The Veldt, connecting to current technology expansion. Finally, pupils synthesize what they have learned in an essay evaluating a quote (provided). A rubric is included and informational text are included.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 11 multiple choice questions about Bradbury's Farenheit 451. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about Ray Bradbury's Farenheit 451. Students may check some of their answers online.
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.
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.
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. This page is originally designed to be test prep.
A direct line of questioning provided by this activity assesses Part Three of Fahrenheit 451. It evaluates readers on the major movements within the plot, as well as character discoveries, and conflicts.
Turn your readers into "examiners, critics, knowers, and imaginative creators," with a KWHL strategy designed for Fahrenheit 451. Individuals fill out a KWHL graphic organizer about censorship and then share responses with a group. The charts then serve as reading guides.
In this Fahrenheit 451 worksheet, students determine the answers to 25 questions pertaining to plot, characters, and details from the novel by Ray Bradbury.
High schoolers explore figurative language. In this Fahrenheit 451 lesson, students read the Bradbury novel. As they read, high schoolers note the simile, metaphor, and personification examples that they encounter.
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 15 short answer and essay questions about Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
Students investigate the use of the Phoenix in Japanese and Chinese art while making connections to the use of the Phoenix in the book Fahrenheit 451. This lesson can be adapted for grades 8 through 11 but was originally for 8th grade language arts.