Brave New World Novel Study - Distance Learning Teaching Guide
Brave New World Novel Study - Distance Learning Teaching Guide
Brave New World Novel Study - Distance Learning Teaching Guide
Brave New World Novel Study - Distance Learning Teaching Guide

Brave New World Novel Study - Distance Learning Teaching Guide

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This bundle is an entire "ready-to-use," complete unit of study for Brave New World. This bundle has everything from pre-reading activities to post-reading assessment tools, and everything in-between. Perfect for student-directed distance learning or homeschooling, however, this product is a PDF only and will need modification for use in Google Classroom.

Our products are designed to require as much or as little teacher instruction or intervention as you desire. Lessons and activities are clear, and provide students with full explanation on how to complete activities (giving examples and providing mini-lessons whenever possible), requiring little to no explanation or detailed instruction from the teacher. In many cases, students will be able to self-direct their study and completion of work according to your requirements, making it perfect for distance learning.

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This Literature Guide for Brave New World has been written to focus on time-tested best practices for teaching, and is aligned to the Common Core State Standards, the NCTE/IRA English Language Arts Standards, and the Texas TEKS for grades 9-12.

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This Literature Guide for Brave New World includes:

  • Anticipation/Reaction Guide and Reflection
  • Comprehension and Analysis Questions
  • Essay and Writing Prompts
  • List of Pre-Reading Ideas and Activities
  • Post-Reading Alternative Assessment Ideas
  • Reading: Informational Focus articles and corresponding CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions on Subgenre – Satire, Cloning, Stem Cell Research, and Alternative Fertility Options
  • Reading: Informational Focus Biography on author Aldous Huxley, followed by corresponding CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions 
  • Specific CCSS Reading: Literature lessons focusing on:
    • Author’s Purpose (RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.5; RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.5)
    • Characterization (RL.9-10.3; RL.11-12.3)
    • Tone and Mood (RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4, L.9-10.5; RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.4, L.11-12.5)
    • Point of View (RL.9-10.6; RL.11-12.6)
    • Irony (RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.6; RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.6)
    • Plot Choices (RL.9-10.3; RL.11-12.3)
    • Symbolism and Theme (RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.4, L.9-10.5; RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.4, L.11-12.5)
  • Specific CCSS Writing lessons focusing on:
    • Character Sketch (W.9-10.1, W.9-10.3, W.9-10.9; W.11-12.1, W.11-12.3, W.11-12.9)
    • Argument, Reasoning, and Evidence (W.9-10.1-4, W.9-10.9; W.11-12.1-4, W. 11-12.9)
    • Research Presentation (SL.9-10.1-5, W.9-10.6-10; SL.11-12.1-5, W.11-12.6-10)
    • Finding Supporting Quotations in Text (W.9-10.1-4, W.9-10.9; W.11-12.1-4, W.11-12.9)
    • Using Supporting Quotations (W.9-10.1-4, W.9-10.9; W.11-12.1-4, W.11-12.9)
  • CCSS Language Focus information and lessons, including:
    • Glossary of Allusions and Unique Terms (L.9-10.4, L.9-10.6; L.11-12.4, L.11-12.6)
    • Vocabulary Lists: one with and one without definitions (L.9-10.4, L.9-10.6; L.11-12.4, L.11-12.6)
    • Base Words/Root Words/Affixes (L.9-10.3, L.9-10.4, RL.9-10.4; L.11-12.3, L.11-12.4, RL.11-12.4)
    • Connotation/Denotation (RL.9-10.4, L.9-10.3; RL.11-12.4, L.11-12.3)
    • Sensory Language (L.9-10.4-6, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.4; L.11-12.4-6, RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.4)
    • Figurative Language (L.9-10.5, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.5; L.11-12.5, RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.5)
    • Using Context Clues to Determine Word Meaning (L.9-10.4, L.9-10.6; RL.11-12.4, L.11-12.4, L.11-12.6, RL.11-12.4)
    • Analyzing and Using Style (L.9-10.1-3, L.9-10.5; L.11-12.1-3, L.11-12.5)
    • Analogies (L.9-10.5, RL.9-10.4; L.11-12.5, RL.11-12.4) 
  • CCSS Speaking and Listening Focus lessons on:
    • Problem-Solution Speech (SL.9-10.1-4; SL.11-12.1-4)
    • Research Presentation (SL.9-10.1-5, W.9-10.6-10; SL.11-12.1-5, W.11-12.6-10)
    • Socratic Seminar Discussion (SL.9-10.1, SL.9-10.6; SL.11-12.1, SL.11-12.6)
  • Reading Comprehension and Analysis Quizzes
  • Vocabulary Quizzes
  • Two Final Exam Options: one entirely Multiple Choice, and one written to capture the rigor of Common Core testing
  • Teacher’s Guide including
    • Sample Agenda
    • Notes to the Teacher
    • Supplemental Resource List
    • Project Rubrics
    • Answer Key
    • Common Core Alignment Documentation

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