Day 3

1984 Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Podcasting, Day One

    Kind of Activity:



    To explore tone in I[1984] using new media

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.3 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.3


    Students will review some of the major public plot points in 1984. In discussion, they should come to understand that they have understood the story exclusively from Winston's perspective. How are Winston's neighbors and colleagues hearing the propaganda dispensed by the Ministry of Truth.

    Then talk about the concepts of newscasting and podcasting. Students should work in groups of two or three to write and record a newscast about some of the major events in 1984—perhaps...

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