Big Brother vs. Little Brother: Updating Orwell's 1984

Government surveillance is an enduring conflict that has become increasingly complex with our nation's use of technology. Add to the understanding of Orwell’s 1984 by using the resources here that display the contemporary actions of Big Brother. Included are high-quality articles and studies of 1984, and how the conflicts of the novel are reflected today. There are ideas on how to use technology and drama to make the novel come to life for different learners. Some educators might find that there is too much to do here, but the design is easy to pare down without sacrificing content knowledge.  

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
21 days
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Year
2010
Usage Permissions
Fine Print