The Handmaid's Tale: Adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States.
Season 1 Episode 6 A Woman's Place
A Mexican Ambassador visiting Gilead questions Offred about her life as a Handmaid. Serena Joy reflects on her marriage and the role she once played in Gilead’s inception. (Hulu)
Flipped Classroom Assignment
Can be used as a History vs Hollywood Assignment: Comparing Chapter Readings and Video Analysis
COMMON CORE CONNECTION - CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.7
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas:
INTEGRATE and evaluate MULTIPLE SOURCES of information presented in DIVERSE FORMATS and MEDIA (e.g., VISUALLY, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.