Teacher Guide

Anthem Lesson Plan

Notes to the Teacher

These lessons and activities provide many different approaches to the text; select those that best suit the strengths and interests of your own class. Teachers should be aware that Ayn Rand has become something of a caricature and easy target in many U.S. circles in recent times; they may wish to address this head-on at the beginning of the unit and encourage students to approach the story and arguments of the texts with an open, analytical, charitable mind.

The thought questions in this lesson plan provide material and ideas that students can use to write short original essays and to develop their powers of analysis.

The questions provided for the final paper are most suitable for...

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