Fahrenheit 451

Perfect for lesson plans tied to National Constitution Day on September 17, Freedom of Speech Week in October and National Science Fiction Day on January 2.

Fahrenheit 451
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This modern film adaptation of the classic dystopian novel by Ray Bradbury portrays a futuristic society that burns books as a way to suppress thought and maintain order. In the accompanying lesson, students study the film?s themes and make connections to issues of today.

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FOR GRADES 9-12 | ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

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Get a better understanding of the story and its message with these lesson plans. Themes include censorship, dystopia, ?fake news,? science fiction, suppression of truth and totalitarianism. Instructional elements for consideration include critical thinking, debate and discussion, research, paired reading and text analysis.

King in the Wilderness

Learning material for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 21 and Black History Month in February.

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In this documentary and accompanying lesson, students will study the pressures and struggles that Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement faced in the last years of Dr. King's life.

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FOR GRADES 9-12 | HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES

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Scholastic has the tools students need to learn more about history's most influential figures. Themes include the Civil Rights Movement, freedom of speech and nonviolent resistance. Instructional elements for consideration include group discussion, critical thinking, essay writing, panels and presentations, as well as research and timeline projects.