Animal Farm: a Unit Plan

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Whether you use George Orwell's Animal Farm as an independent reading selection, for book circles, or for whole class reading, the materials in this unit plan will be of value.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups research the Russian Revolution and identify the historical figure(s) represented by the various animals
Classroom Considerations

  • The unit presumes readers are familiar with the concept of allegory and the characteristics of utopian/dystopian fiction
Pros

  • The 113-page packet includes a unit outline and calendar, study questions, quizzes, answer keys, vocabulary worksheets, suggestions for bulletin boards, activities, and a unit test
Cons

  • The plan does not include any discussion of the parallels to the Russian Revolution
Common Core