Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Animal Farm by George Orwell Study Questions

Animal Farm by George Orwell has become a classic in political "fantasy."  We are studying the book, and I am writing study questions as we read the book.

http://msxnet.org/orwell/print/animal_farm.pdf

Here is a study guide that you can also do as we read the book: http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/AF_SB_DRAFT_Aug2012-web.pdf

Questions

Why do the animals rebel?  How is it similar to the Russian Revolution?
What do they do first?
Why do they leave the house intact?
What role do the pigs do with the farm work?
What is Boxer's attitude toward the farm?
How does he set an example to the other animals?
What does the 7 commandments remind you of?
What commandments would you write?
Which commandment will be broken first?
Why do the pigs criticize the mare when she wants the ribbons?




Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English teacher

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