Lesson in this pack are intended to serve as an introduction to Animal Farm by George Orwell..
Lesson 1: Students complete a gallery walk of quotes pertaining to Animal Farm and analyze these quotes in groups.
Lesson 2: Students make predictions about the novel based on a number of cover images. Students read about Orwell and read a short summary of the novel itself.
Lesson 3: Students preview vocabulary from the first two chapters by playing a vocabulary game.
Lesson 4: Students begin reading Animal Farm with a focus on establishing characters and their representative types.
Lesson 5: Students perform a close reading of Old Major's speech with a focus on persuasive word choice.
All lessons include reflections about how the lesson went in my classroom. All lessons include differentiation including graphic organizers that were created in collaboration with a special educator.