Fahrenheit 451

Reading Schedule

Background/Introductory Material
"The Pedestrian" & Study Questions
Is it the future or is it now?
Bradbury's Prescient Predictions
Screen Time Survey & Article Discussion Questions

Part One: The Hearth and the Salamander
Reading Quizzes 1 & 2 (to page 51/53)
Resources for Constructed Response (Quiz #1):
"What They Learn in School" / Issues to Consider
School Cartoon: Do you agree with Bongo?
Performance Assessment & Annotated Model Responses
Reading Quiz #3: Beatty's Lecture (to page 60/63)
The Teacher's Perspective: Beatty's Lecture
Review The Hearth and the Salamander: Study Guide
"The Hearth and the Salamander" Symbolism

Part Two: The Sieve and the Sand
Reading Quiz #4: Montag's Dilemma (to page 73/77)
Reading Quiz #5: Faber's Lecture (to page 89/93)
The Teacher's Perspective: Wake Up, Mildred!
Teacher's Perspective: What's Wrong with TV?
Reading Quiz 6 (to page 100)
"Dover Beach" Close Read/Essay
Review The Sieve and the Sand: Study Guide

Part Three: Burning Bright
Reading Quiz #8 (113-129)
Reading Quiz #9 (129-145)
Reading Quiz #10 (145-165)
Review Burning Bright: Study Guide

Fire Imagery in the Novel

Why We Should Read (Article + Assignment)
Why Read?

The Teacher's Perspective: Thompson's Blog Entries
Ignorance is Bliss...or is it?
Hope Is Alive
"When we reach the city..."

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