Class Agenda #41 – Animal Farm Chap V

  • Opener- Why do you think Napoleon urinated on Snowball’s plans to HELP Animal Farm?


    • 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


    Read- Animal Farm Chapter 5

    CFU- Answer these discussion questions in your notebook in complete sentences.

    1. 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
    2. 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.
    3. Explain the Windmill Controversy from Snowballs Point of View.
    4. What changes does Napoleon make after he releases the dogs? Why don’t the other animals really do anything against him?
    5. 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?


    Read together

    As you read- Underline evidence  or take notes that helps answer the above questions.

     Exit Ticket- Write your answer to discussion QUESTION 2 in the comment section below

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