This is an excerpt from "The Communist Manifesto," by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, with guiding questions after each paragraph. I use it to differentiate, by giving high-achieving students the same excerpt without the questions. This is useful
The Internationale is a song celebrating communism, and is represented in "Animal Farm" by the song "Beasts of England." This assignment is a great lesson to assess students' understanding of communism and to introduce music into the classroom. The
Three primary source texts on the conditions of the working class during the industrial revolution. Good stand-alone activity for groups in a jigsaw; I use it as the first lesson of an "Animal Farm" unit, before introducing the Communist Manifesto.
This is a full, unit-length packet (functions as a full unit) that walks students through the process of doing a Marxist analysis of a social issue and culminates in a research paper. It includes all activities, mini-lessons, and homework for every