Day 3

Anthem Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Objectivism

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion

    Objective:

    To explore Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.1

    Structure:

    Show the class the following three videos and have them take notes while watching: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjaHeALTPgE; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asery3UeBj4; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VSBGu7-1rU.

    Afterward, ask the class to review the tenets of Objectivism while you write them on the board.

    Break the class into small groups and ask them how Objectivism relates to Anthem. Tell groups that they have 15 minutes to find evidence from the text that supports Rand’s philosophy.

    When time is up,...

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