Harrison Bergeron Short Story Unit with Introduction to Dystopian Literature

Harrison Bergeron Short Story Unit with Introduction to Dystopian Literature
Harrison Bergeron Short Story Unit with Introduction to Dystopian Literature
Harrison Bergeron Short Story Unit with Introduction to Dystopian Literature
Harrison Bergeron Short Story Unit with Introduction to Dystopian Literature
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Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Short Story Unit: Activities and Introduction to Dystopian Literature

Perfect for your upcoming short story unit or dystopian literature unit, this package contains questions and activities to go along with Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonegut. This Harrison Bergeron literature package contains a detailed introduction to Dystopian Literature. After learning about the genre, students read the Harrison Bergeron short story, and locate the elements of Dystopian Literature present in the short story. Harrison Bergeron short story questions and an engaging propaganda poster activity are also included.

This creative and engaging package includes the following:

Dystopian Literature title page template: A blank title page template is included, for students to create a title page for their unit on Dystopian Literature.

Introduction to Dystopian Literature: Several pages of class notes on Dystopian Literature is included. This included information on the difference between a dystopia and a utopia, dystopian protagonists, and key elements of Dystopian Literature. Propaganda examples and blank students note taking templates to go along with the class notes are also included. These notes are a great tool for students to refer back to throughout the unit.

Elements of Dystopian Literature in Harrison Bergeron: Students read Kurt Vonnegut’s Harrison Bergeron, and use their class notes to help them identify key elements of Dystopian Literature as seen in the classic short story.

Harrison Bergeron Questions: Detailed comprehension questions to go along with the story are included, as well as a detailed answer key.

Harrison Bergeron Propaganda Poster Activity:Using the knowledge they have gained about propaganda from their class notes, students create their own propaganda posters to try and get Harrison Bergeron accepted as Emperor. Students must use text evidence to describe Harrison Bergeron on their posters, as well as give reasons as to why he would make a good Emperor. Detailed instructions and several different poster templates are included.

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