These questions guide students through a close analysis of part 1, "The Hearth and the Salamander" from the novel Fahrenheit 451. Students work through the text, focusing on analyzing characters, building symbolism and themes, analyzing word choice and literary devices, and using textual evidence. The final question asks students to discuss something that they feel is significant from the section. The questions can be used for individual analysis or small- or whole-group discussion of the text. They can also be left for substitutes!
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All page references refer to the Simon &; Schuster 2012 edition.
If you like these questions, you might be interested in questions for parts 2 and 3, which you can find here:
Fahrenheit 451 Part 2 Close Reading / Analysis Text-dependent Questions
Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 Close Reading / Analysis Text-dependent Questions
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Fahrenheit 451 Close Reading / Analysis Text-dependent Questions Bundle