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"Harrison Bergeron" Examining Author's Intent

"Harrison Bergeron" Examining Author's Intent
"Harrison Bergeron" Examining Author's Intent
"Harrison Bergeron" Examining Author's Intent
"Harrison Bergeron" Examining Author's Intent
"Harrison Bergeron" Examining Author's Intent
"Harrison Bergeron" Examining Author's Intent
"Harrison Bergeron" Examining Author's Intent
"Harrison Bergeron" Examining Author's Intent
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Common Core Standards
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In this activity, after students have read Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.'s short story "Harrison Bergeron" they will research aspect of communism, McCarthyism, and the Red Scare to develop an objective response discussing the author's intention for writing the story. uses satire to develop the central ideas of the text.

You can use this activity along with the other "Harrison Bergeron" activities to create a fun Jigsaw activity or it can also be used independently.

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Research questions
Short writing prompt asking students to synthesize all of the information they have researched to develop a well-thought out response.
Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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