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Animal Farm by George Orwell Work Packet

Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Assessment
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards, State-specific
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A 49-page collection of assignments; activities; and projects to build leadership; critical thinking; vocabulary; background knowledge and historical parallels associated with George Orwell's Animal Farm. Contains 3 summative assignment projects with rubrics for evaluation.Vocabulary chart answer key provided as a separate document. You'll have to figure out the crosswords and other parts requiring content specific answers on your own! CCSS alignment: RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.7, L.11-12.4

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Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful.
Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem (e.g., recorded or live production of a play or recorded novel or poetry), evaluating how each version interprets the source text.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 11–12 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

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4 Reviews
I can't wait until school starts to begin this unit! I teach Human Resources Management and we will integrate this unit with my Leadership unit! Thanks!
wandaredd
June 13, 2014
Thank you for taking time to put this together. Packet includes a vocabulary sheet and questions and activities to guide students.
schmidtsue1
May 29, 2013
I am awed by your creation! I can't tell you how wonderful it is to find something new. I have been teaching Animal Farm for many years, and these new activities will make facilitating this book so exciting! I can't wait for my eighth graders to "dig in." Thank you so much!
as7teach
September 30, 2012
Thanks for taking the time to put together and upload this comprehensive resource. I've no doubt others will find it incredibly helpful. I'll be sharing it on twitter @ShareMyLesson and look forward to sharing your future resources too!
PookySML
July 12, 2012

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