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Analyzing Animal Farm
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In this unit students will become more knowledgeable about historical events as well as infer/identify elements of a fable narration. Within the text, they will take three reading check quizzes via Google Forms. Students will partake in an Escape Room for a final assessment of the book. At the end of this unit, after reading the book, students will create their own ideal society.

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Education
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Author:
Melissa Pilakowski
Date Added:
08/08/2019
Introduction to Animal Farm
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This lesson introduces students to Orwell's Animal Farm. They will summarize and reflect on reading and connect the novel to life in a meaningful way.

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Arts and Humanities
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Lesson Plan
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Teachers Connect
Date Added:
06/25/1999
Writing and Reading the Essay, Fall 2005
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Exploration of formal and informal modes of writing nonfiction prose. Extensive practice in composition, revision, and editing. Reading in the literature of the essay from the Renaissance to the present, with an emphasis on modern writers. Classes alternate between discussion of published readings and workshops on student work. Individual conferences. This is a course focused on the literary genre of the essay, that wide-ranging, elastic, and currently very popular form that attracts not only nonfiction writers but also fiction writers, poets, scientists, physicians, and others to write in the form, and readers of every stripe to read it. Some say we are living in era in which the essay is enjoying a renaissance; certainly essays, both short and long, are at present easier to get published than are short stories or novels, and essays are featured regularly and prominently in the mainstream press (both magazines and newspapers) and on the New York Times bestseller books list. But the essay has a history, too, a long one, which goes back at least to the sixteenth-century French writer Montaigne, generally considered the progenitor of the form. It will be our task, and I hope our pleasure, to investigate the possibilities of the essay together this semester, both by reading and by writing.

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Arts and Humanities
Literature
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Full Course
Provider:
MIT
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MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Faery, Rebecca Blevins
Date Added:
01/01/2005