A dystopia is often characterized by an authoritarian (domineering) or totalitarian (dictatorial) form of government. This type of society features repressive control of the citizens and they have a lack of individual freedoms. Often, there is a
Reading Guide for Chapter 1 of Anthem that covers Setting, Characterization, Dystopian/Collectivist society, Individualism and Equality's Transgressions
Instructions for making a poster after reading Chapter 1
This is a great way to introduce students to the world of 1984 while also helping them understand what paradoxes and oxymoron mean. They will also have a chance to make personal connections to the text, annotate, and find text evidence.
After reading "The Lady or the Tiger" use this worksheet to help students create a skit re-enacting the short story. They must include 10 lines of dialogue adapting it from the story. Students are encouraged to CHOSE their own ending for the story
Students will master the literary elements of Connotation, Denotation and Tone with this worksheet.
It also includes an exercise on page 2 where they read a passage from 1984 and think about how the author’s choice of words impacts the
I like to pair this anticipation guide with a fishbowl activity. After students complete the anticipation guide, move all of the desks into a circle and have 3 to 4 students sit in the middle and discuss/debate each of the prompts on the
With group members, students will research an assigned topic about Shakespeare and the time in which he lived and wrote. Then, they will make a slideshow and present the information they gathered to the class. RUBRIC INCLUDED!
This is meant to be
Objective: Analyze how two characters in the play create a foil of each other by creating a comic strip using the free program on StoryboardThat.com.
This packet also includes a handout and instructions for students to complete a Gallery Walk to
The MOST common error made by writers. Adults and students both struggle with these two words: Affect and Effect.
This slideshow and the exercises help students understand the difference and practice correctly using them in context.