Novel HyperDoc are such an incredible teaching and learning tool. The Novel HyperDoc unit for Fahrenheit 451 example created by Kevin Feramisco has a link to the audio of the book, which supports students with ELL and special needs concerns. The unique advantage of using Novel HyperDoc is that all the necessary components to the unit are all hyperlink and available in workbook resource that the teacher provides to the student at the start of the lesson. This format lends itself to the current distance online learning environment that requires students to work independently. Furthermore, it allows teachers and parents to adjust the slides and add additional information based on learners with specific needs. The Fahrenheit 451 unit resource link opens for the teacher to use it as a template, with the only requirement that the final credit slide must remain in the presentation.
In my 30 plus years of teaching, I have often heard from student about how powerful this book was as an anchor text in their lives. Bradbury's story examines life from that illegalizes books.
Bradbury's novel wrestles with key questions:
- What is the value of literacy to a society?
- How essential is it for individuals to think and read critically?
- Who benefits when most of the people stop thinking and reading for themselves?
- What is censorship?
- How does censorship affect our society?
- Why should censorship and literacy topics be important to ALL of us?
Open the resource and explore all the links as they will contain the editable vocabulary cards, character analysis charts and the other activity forms ready for immediate use with your students.
The files are very large to upload to Share My Lesson in both PDF or PowerPoint formats. A miraculous uploading of the PDF version occurred without user assistance. I worry that the hyperlinks may not work correctly, so it is important to use the web link:
The web link below is also listed below for Google Slides version.Google Slides will be the best way to view and adjust the resource to fit your students.
This unit would be well suited to use during social isolation. There are links to a pdf version of the text and an audio version. It could be self or group paced. Please let me know how it goes.