Day 2

1984 Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Point of View Exercise

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing


    To consider the story from another perspective.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1


    Discuss Julia's portrayal in the book. We have seen her exclusively from Winston's point of view. How might her experience, as a Party member, be similar to Winston's? How might her experience, as a woman and as someone with more sexual experience than Winston, be different?

    After the classwide discussion, students should write a story or scene that portrays what Julia has been thinking and experiencing for the last two weeks, before, during, and after handing Winston...

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