Opener- Take out Animal Farm- Refresh on Chaps I-IV
Write- What are some of the differences between Snowball and Napoleon?
- I can identify evidence from a text to analyze and draw inferences from. (R1)
- I can use close reading techniques to highlight the key points of central characters and events in Animal Farm
Refresher (10 Minutes)- Animal Farm the movie (1954)
- Take Cornell Notes as we watch.
- Is this film different that what you were picturing as you read?
Read- Animal Farm Chapter 5
CFU- Answer these discussion questions in your notebook in complete sentences.
- Why does Mollie run away from the farm? In this situation (an overthrow of school/government) would you run away? – CAN BE EXPANDED TO REACTION PAPTER
- What changes have been made in the Weekly Farm Meetings over the year? Do you think these changes are an improvement? CAN BE EXPANDED TO A REACTION PAPER.
- Explain the Windmill Controversy from Snowballs Point of View.
- What changes does Napoleon make after he releases the dogs? Why don’t the other animals really do anything against him?
- If you were another pig on the farm, what would you do after Napoleon reveals the dogs? If you were an animal other than a pig, what would you do? CAN BE TURNED INTO A REACTION PAPER.
Prompts for Reaction Papers.
- What are the conflicts in Animal Farm? What types of conflict (physical, moral, intellectual, or emotional) do you see in this story?
- What are some themes in the story? How do they relate to the plot and characters?
- What are some symbols in Animal Farm? How do they relate to the plot and characters?
As you read- Underline evidence that helps answer the above questions.
Exit Ticket- Write your answer to discussion QUESTION 2 in the comment section below