Fahrenheit 451: Beatty’s Speech
After reading Beatty's speech to Montag, kids answer a series of multiple choice questions based on this excerpt from Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451.
33 Views 26 Downloads
- Have groups analyze Beatty's argument and the support he offers for his claim
- The assignment assumes that class members have read Kurt Vonnegut's short story, "Harrison Bergeron"
- Beatty's complete speech is included in the packet
- The questions do not focus attention on the points Bradbury is making about censorship and literacy
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- Study Guides
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
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,...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Figurative Language: Farenheit 451
Readers analyze figurative language in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 with four text examples from part two. They identify each example as simile, metaphor, or personification, and analyze the comparison that was made. Resource includes...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
9th - 10th English Language Arts