This Animal Farm unit is designed to help you add engagement, movement, and rigor to your Animal Farm novel study. Teach Animal Farm like it's your civic duty by combating fake news, herd mentality, and political apathy!
This is a complete unit plan with engaging and meaningful activities for EACH chapter!
You will get:
A detailed, editable unit plan with a curriculum map and teacher notes
An enticing Animal Farm introduction and hook that helps students think about animal archetypal traits and the meaning of an allegory
4 Posters to reflect the commandment changes
Animal Farm activity for chapter 1- An abridged Communist Manifesto comparison with Old Major's speech
Animal Farm activity for chapter 2- Socratic Seminar Guide
Animal Farm activity for chapter 3- Mini-lesson on Propaganda
Animal Farm activity for chapter 4- Movement activity for explaining The Red Scare
Animal Farm activity for chapter 5- Herd Mentality Informational Text and Test Prep reading
Animal Farm activity for chapter 5- Political Cartoon Analysis and Drawing Activity
Animal Farm activity for chapter 6- Informational Text connecting Animal Farm to the modern world
Animal Farm activity for chapter 7- Close Reading and Fake News Activity
Animal Farm activity for chapter 8- Windmill Poetry Pairing and Windmill Symbolism Craftivity
Animal Farm activity for chapter 9- Interdisciplinary Financial Activity
Animal Farm activity for chapter 10- Fixed vs Growth Political Mindset Activity
After Reading Activities Including:
TED Talk Theme Comparison
Animal Farm and Zootopia Theme Comparison
3 Animal Farm Project Choices
3 Animal Farm Essay Choices
50 Question EDITABLE Test (self-grading using the digital version)
All of these activities can be printed or used digitally with Google Classrooms, Microsoft Classrooms, and any LMS. Just click make copies from my provided links and share with your students!
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