Day 1

Fahrenheit 451 Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read the first half of Part 1, "The Hearth & The Salamander," through the part where Montag asks his wife about what happened to Clarisse and learns the answer (around page 50 of various editions).

Common Core Objectives

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    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2
    Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

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    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.5
    Analyze how an author's choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as...

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