Animals or men?

In this lesson, we will learn what a cyclical structure is and consider how 'Animal Farm' has a cyclical structure. We will then explore why Orwell might have chosen to use a cyclical structure in 'Animal Farm'.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is an example of propaganda being used in Animal Farm?

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Q2.How did the animals feel about 'Animal Farm?'

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Q3.Why does Squealer spend so much time with the sheep?

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Q4.What do the pigs reveal they can do that shocks the animals?

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Q5.The Commandment 'All animals are equal' becomes...

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is an example of propaganda being used in Animal Farm?

1/5

Q2.How did the animals feel about 'Animal Farm?'

2/5

Q3.Why does Squealer spend so much time with the sheep?

3/5

Q4.What do the pigs reveal they can do that shocks the animals?

4/5

Q5.The Commandment 'All animals are equal' becomes...

5/5

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Quiz:

Animals or men?

Complete the quiz to reflect on your learning so far.

Q1.What is a cyclical structure?

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Q2.What does Napoleon do which suggests he is becoming like a human? Hint - there is more than one correct answer!

Select four (4) boxes

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Q3.Napoleon is wearing Farmer Jones' clothes - what does this suggest?

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Q4.Who comes to visit the pigs in the farmhouse?

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Q5.What message was Orwell trying to give when writing 'Animal Farm?'

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Animals or men?

Complete the quiz to reflect on your learning so far.

Q1.What is a cyclical structure?

1/5

Q2.What does Napoleon do which suggests he is becoming like a human? Hint - there is more than one correct answer!

Select four (4) boxes

2/5

Q3.Napoleon is wearing Farmer Jones' clothes - what does this suggest?

3/5

Q4.Who comes to visit the pigs in the farmhouse?

4/5

Q5.What message was Orwell trying to give when writing 'Animal Farm?'

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Lesson summary: Animals or men?

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Time to move!

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