Teacher Guide

Animal Farm Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to define and describe the central conflict of the book.

  2. 2

    Students will identify and discuss the role of the narrator, and what Orwell may have intended to say through this voice.

  3. 3

    Students will identify the primary themes, motifs, and symbols used in Animal Farm.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to understand such literary devices and genres as allegory, irony, fable, metaphor, and satire.

  5. 5

    Students will be able to identify and understand the allusions to various political ideologies, both historically and in the present day.

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