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"Shooting An Elephant": George Orwell's Essay on His Life in Burma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school readers examine George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" for examples of symbolism, metaphor, connotation, and irony. They analyze how these literary tools convey the writer's main point and contribute to the persuasive...
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George Orwell: A Brief Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Studying an author can help learners better understand literature. George Orwell's biography is the focus of this presentation, which leads into an activity and discussion about concepts connected to Animal Farm. 
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George Orwell and 1984

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Before diving into 1984, introduce your class to its author, George Orwell. This resource features the author's roots, his family, and some of his other works, like Animal Farm. It also presents some important terms for 1984 like...
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1984, by George Orwell - Fact or Fantasy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read 1984 by George Orwell. They research a country who has dictators similar to Oceania's leaders and create a outline for a paper. In addition, they create a web page from their information.
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George Orwell 1984: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
Tests readers' comprehension of the plot of George Orwell's famous novel 1984. Although most questions only require the test taker to recall information about the novel's plot, some questions ask for analysis. Instant feedback and...
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Nineteen Eighty-Four: Orwell

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Warning or prediction? Nineteen Eighty Four is the anchor text for a series of tasks that ask readers to compare the novel to the film as well as current events to those pictured in George Orwell's dystopian classic.
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Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The depth of Nineteen Eighty Four is in the details. Encourage a close reading of Orwell's dystopian classic with resource sheets that focus attention on the author's stylistic choices that lead to the betrayals that make Big Brother's...
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A Teacher’s Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of George Orwell’s 1984

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Whether you're new to using Nineteen Eighty Four in the classroom or you're an Orwell veteran, the materials in this teacher's guide are a valuable addition to your curriculum. The suggested activities prompt readers to create a newspeak...
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Teaching Orwell and '1984’ with the New York Times

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Doublethink and alternate facts? Big Brother and Facebook? 1984 and 2019? Sales of 1984 have surged and so has the use of George Orwell's dystopian classic in classrooms. Whether new to teaching the novel or a seasoned veteran you'll...
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"Shooting an Elephant"

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Study selected vocabulary terms in George Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant." A chart includes five selections, and learners must record the connotative and denotative meaning for each. A great look at using the context to define vocabulary...
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George Orwell's Britain

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Before reading anything by George Orwell, help your class better understand the author by studying World War II. Winston Churchill, rationing, and British propaganda are all addressed. If your class has an understanding of the time...
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Animal Farm: Theme of Dreams, Hopes, and Plans

For Students 8th - 11th
"Four legs good, two legs bad..." Focusing on the themes from George Orwell's Animal Farm, this reading comprehension worksheet prompts middle schoolers to respond to several short answer and essay questions. They may also complete their...
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1984 by George Orwell

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Reverend Katrina Foster offers her rationale for why Winston Smith, the tragic hero of George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984, is her favorite literary character.
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Animal Farm, Chapter 1 Discussion Notes

For Students 8th - 12th
If you are just starting out with Animal Farm by George Orwell, consider this resource. Titled as discussion notes, you might use these questions in a variety of different ways. The questions and prompts start out simple and gradually...
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Discussion Guide for 1984

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, published in 1949, can seem strangely prophetic when compared to modern news events and politics. Readers of Orwell's dystopian classic sharpen their critical thinking skills by engaging in a shared...
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1984 Quiz

For Students 11th - 12th
Ten detailed questions prove if you know George Orwell's 1984. Delve into the dystopian society Orwell creates and see how well you can think for yourself.
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1984 - Part Two

For Students 10th - 12th
Focus on the second half of George Orwell's 1984 with this reading comprehension quiz. All multiple-choice, the questions center on major events in the novel.
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1984 Today or Yesterday?

For Teachers 12th
Researching news websites, learners look up topics in relation to George Orwell's 1984. This will lead to a 3-5 page paper and a class debate over whether the world is Orwellian or not. Links to several news sites are available.
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More than a Metaphor: Allegory and the Art of Persuasion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars define and identify an example of an allegory, read and analyze the allegory used in George Orwell's Animal Farm, and identify the use of allegory as a rhetorical device.
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"Animal Farm"

For Students 4th - 5th
In this listening skills instructional activity, students, after hearing an excerpt from Animal Farm by George Orwell, answer 5 short answer questions and make a list of interesting words and phrases from the recording.
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Animal Farm by George Orwell

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Without a clear purpose, this resource would be tricky to use in a classroom. It is meant to be a review of the book Animal Farm by George Orwell, but it is confusing. There are bits of information related to the book on each slide, but...
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1984 Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about George Orwell's 1984. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Animal Farm Quiz

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about George Orwell's Animal Farm. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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1984 by George Orwell

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Readers of Nineteen Eighty-Four engage in a close reading exercise that directs their focus to the key details Orwell provides in the opening paragraphs to introduce his dystopian society. The included worksheeet is divided into three...

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