Lesson Plans
Fiction 4th Q 15.16 Lesson Plans
Week: 05/09/2016 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
Animal Farm--review big ideas from Trotsky/Stalin conflict; review questions; Animal Farm as Fable: go to <http://www.taleswithmorals.com>, define, select one you don't know (list so others don't read the same one), and identify the moral;

read chapter 1, questions


Tuesday:
Animal Farm--review the questions; find slogans/mottos from past presidential elections

find famous allegories (which is the most famous? what's it about on both it literal level and its allegorical level); Animal Farm as allegory: why use analogy rather than perhaps an essay; anthropomorphism?;

who's Old Major represent?; who's Man represent? who's Boxer represent?

read chapter 2: given your understanding of the players in the Russian Revolution, who's Snowball represent? who's Napoleon represent? who's Boxer represent? Who/what does Moses represent?

Wednesday:
No school--field trip

Thursday:
Animal Farm--review problems/questions from chapter 2 from Tuesday: who's Snowball represent? who's Napoleon represent? who's Boxer represent? Who/what does Moses represent?;

which of the commandments are now missing from the list on p. 11?; what do you think happened to the milk?;

read chapter 3-4, questions; how are Napoleon and Snowball true to their real counterparts?

Friday:
Animal Farm--review questions on 3-4; quiz on chapters 1-4; read chapter 5, how do Napoleon's and Snowball's attitudes differ regarding the windmill? what strategies does Squealer use to convince the workers (or keep them in line)