Dystopian Literature Circles Complete Unit: Grades 8-10 High School English

Dystopian Literature Circles Complete Unit: Grades 8-10 High School English
Dystopian Literature Circles Complete Unit: Grades 8-10 High School English
Dystopian Literature Circles Complete Unit: Grades 8-10 High School English
Dystopian Literature Circles Complete Unit: Grades 8-10 High School English
Dystopian Literature Circles Complete Unit: Grades 8-10 High School English
Dystopian Literature Circles Complete Unit: Grades 8-10 High School English
Dystopian Literature Circles Complete Unit: Grades 8-10 High School English
Dystopian Literature Circles Complete Unit: Grades 8-10 High School English
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Purchase this Complete Dystopian Literature Circles Unit perfect for book groups, independent reading, or whole-class instruction for grades 8-10. Encourage student interest in reading while supporting varying lexile levels, common core standards and skills.

Objectives:
-Provide access to differentiated reading materials for varying lexile levels
-Identify dystopian and literary elements (dystopian: technology, conformity, figureheads, etc. Literary: theme, character development, setting, etc.)
-Read one full-length novel, a selection of short stories and current event non-fiction articles
-Incorporate modern articles for comparison and relevancy

Overview:
This unit is designed as a literature circle unit focused on young adult dystopian literature. The unit bundle is designed for students to create small reading groups at their varying lexile levels and interest. Throughout the course of their reading, students will: learn about and track dystopian elements present within their text, cite evidence, analyze the text, make comparisons to modern current events, and publish an argumentative essay. Students will be provided with writing prompts for meeting days, warm up writing prompts, homework assignments reflecting dystopian elements, and a final essay prompt.

Over 22 Editable Resources included in this bundle:
-Suggested Calendar for implementation
-Prezi to introduce Dystopian Lit and Student Note Taker Sheet
-Powerpoint: Understanding Dystopian Elements Apple Commerical and Discussion Questions
-Editable Literature Circle Bookmark with meeting dates and pages for each group
-Freedoms Four Corners Discussion Questions
-Dystopian Warm Up Writing Prompts
-Book groups summary prompts
-Essay Prompt
-Dystopian Elements Formative Assessment

Seven (7) Homework/Dystopian Elements Worksheets:
-Identifying Theme in Dystopian Literature
-Technology and Information in Dystopian Literature
-Discussion Questions for Book Groups
-Control and Figureheads in Dystopian Literature
-Conformity and Isolation in Dystopian Literature
-Identifying Indirect Characterization in Dystopian Literature
-Making Connections: Our world is More/Less like the world of my Dystopia

Suggested Short Stories to use in conjunction

Suggested Non-Fiction articles and Annotation Guidelines

Suggested Novel Titles and their lexile levels

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Total Pages
50 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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