Symbolism in Animal Farm - students will identify animal characteristics and will then apply human characteristics to some of the main characters in the story.
Students will consider the names of the animals and will discuss why Orwell chose the names that he did.
Review vocabulary words from chapters 1 and 2 of Animal Farm.
Students will complete a vocabulary review, applying definitions.
Complete the reading and discussion of chapter 2.
Word of the Week
Hand out and go over reading guide for chapter one of Animal Farm.
Begin reading chapter 2.
Complete the reading of chapter 1 of Animal Farm.
Students will work with the song "beasts of England" and will identify poetic elements.
Continue reading and discussing chapter one of Animal Farm.
Students will consider the content of Old Major's speech.
Hand out and go over a character list.
Begin reading and discussing chapter one of Animal Farm.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.