This product contains a variety of activities listed below for George Orwell’s Animal Farm.
*2 Anticipation Guides
*PowerPoint of Fairy Tale, Allegory, & Fable
-Animal Farm has components of all three genres, so this is a good review.
-Includes an activity where students identify the allegory in a Dr. Seuss book
-Includes an activity where students identify the moral of a fable
*Contains a separate handout in a Word document of 6 fables with the moral listed
-Includes a handout defining “totalitarianism” and “socialism” (to be used while reading the preface of Animal Farm)
-Includes 6 multiple choice questions to be completed after reading the preface
COUNTRY PROJECT (to be completed after reading Ch. 4)
*Includes a rubric with precise directions
*Includes a list of 25 potential countries students could select for their project
-Bell Ringer: Wall-E Video Clip
-6 Propaganda Techniques (definition and examples)
*Guilt by Association
*Misuse of Statistics
-5 Review Slides-Identify the propaganda technique.
-Directions for assignment where students identify examples of propaganda in Animal Farm.
*(The page numbers listed most likely will not correspond to your version of the novel, but I have included the answers in the last slide along with the chapter where the quote was found.)
*This PowerPoint includes a corresponding graphic organizer for students to complete while listening to the PowerPoint. Students will take notes on the propaganda techniques, write their answers to the review slides, and complete their assignment on this graphic organizer.
*Original review questions created for a Jeopardy game covering the first 7 chapters (This is a Word document that has the questions listed by category. It is not in a Jeopardy format.)
*Original Quiz over Ch. 1-7
-26 multiple choice
-2 propaganda questions
THEME AND ANALYSIS OF IMAGES/MEMES
*Examples: Students identify the theme in 4 examples. The first two examples are short paragraphs. The last two examples are movie trailers. For each example, an answer slide immediately follows with several possible correct themes listed.
*Class Discussion: What is a major theme of Animal Farm?
*Answer slide with 4 correct answers and directions for a written assignment pertaining to theme.
*Analyze the Image/Meme
-The second part of this PowerPoint is a comprehension review of the entire novel through memes. Students will analyze 8 memes by answering the corresponding questions listed next to the meme.
JOSEPH STALIN PACKET
*Contains the definition of “communism,” a mini biography of Joseph Stalin, and an article about the effects of his rule
*Includes 8 comprehension questions to be completed after reading the entire packet
ORIGINAL ANIMAL FARM TEST
*Part I-Matching Characters: 14
*Part II-Match the propaganda technique with the example from the novel (5)
*Part III-Extended Response: 8
*Part IV-Fill in the chart comparing the Russian Revolution to Animal Farm (8)