Lessons for George Orwell

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  • Searching for Big Brother - … _ _ TeachNet 1984, by George Orwell - Fact or Fantasy? Project URL: http://www.teachnet-lab.org/ … it works: Peggy Maslow recently In his classic book, 1984, George Orwell includes specific retired after over 25 years methods and behaviors … that the methods and behaviors technology for much of that Orwell depicted are based on the behavior of other dictators. time …
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  • Follow the Leader! - … while completing individually and group projects. Materials -Animal Farm by George Orwell -Writing Assignment instruction handout (see Attached Files) -Writing Assignment Rubric … Russian Revolution and its primary figures and the novel by Orwell and its primary figures. It might be helpful to draw … and define the satire as a literary tool, explaining how Orwell uses it effectively in this novel. 3. Discuss the effects …
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  • Trees - … George Orwell in his essay on Kipling called a "good bad poet." After dismissing most of Kipling's verse as "horribly vulgar," Orwell … pleasure to people who know what poetry means." Admit it, Orwell says. Unless you're "merely a snob and a liar … ." That's because it's a good bad poem, which Orwell defines as "a graceful monument to the obvious. It records …
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  • Animal Farm - … Home > Language Arts > Novel Guides > Animal Farm _ Animal Farm George Orwell Theme: When Power Corrupts Grades: Grades 9-10 Summary: After … been, are, and always will be pigs in every society, Orwell states, and they will always grab power. Even more cruel … in the Russian Revolution. Instruct them to include how well Orwell's allegorical portrayal in Animal Farm supports their research. Copyright …
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  • The Great Teams - … 1941, with war waging and Britain contemplating a grim future, George Orwell wrote: "Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play … . In other words, it is war minus the shooting." Is Orwell exaggerating the violence of sport to the detriment of its … of the twentieth century that either provide evidence to support Orwell's observation or oppose his claims. Groups should identify at …
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  • Beyond Burma - … in protests throughout history. Read George Orwell's essay, "Shooting an Elephant" (found online at http://www.orwell.ru/library/articles/elephant/english … a response addressing the notion of resistance. What observations does Orwell make about life for both the colonized and the colonizer …
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  • Home Smart Home - … world today. 4. Read the book "1984" by George Orwell. Create a chart comparing Orwell's vision of the state of government control … realities. Then write a short analysis of the accuracy of Orwell's depiction. 5. Research nursing home statistics in your country …
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  • George Orwell's Essay on his Life in Burma: "Shooting An Elephant" - Eric A. Blair, better known by his pen name, George Orwell, is today best known for his last two novels, the … essays is the 1931 autobiographical essay "Shooting an Elephant," which Orwell based on his experience as a police officer in colonial Burma. This lesson plan is designed to help students read Orwell's essay both as a work of literature and as …
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  • George Orwell's Essay on his Life in Burma: "Shooting An Elephant" - Eric A. Blair, better known by his pen name, George Orwell, is today best known for his last two novels, the … essays is the 1931 autobiographical essay "Shooting an Elephant," which Orwell based on his experience as a police officer in colonial Burma. This lesson plan is designed to help students read Orwell's essay both as a work of literature and as …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
  • Writing a Legal Brief - … .lexisnexis.com/associates/career/careerpd091101d.asp (Writing A Brief The George Orwell Way) Activity 1. Begin the class by telling your students … out on his web site entitled Writing A Brief The George Orwell Way that, "A Wisconsin supreme court justice once said: 'A …
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