<iframe src="//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-TB2R3M" height="0" width="0" style="display:none;visibility:hidden">

Animal Farm by George Orwell: Complete Teaching Pack {Lesson Plans & Activities}

Rated 4.94 out of 5, based on 864 reviews
864 Ratings
Stacey Lloyd
Grade Levels
8th - 11th
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • Zip
75 (plus a 45 slide slideshow)
Stacey Lloyd
Also included in
  1. Daily detailed lesson plans, unit overview, student workbooks, printable materials, engaging posters: all you need for teaching Orwell's Animal Farm. This iconic novel is taught year after year in classrooms around the world, and for good reason! You may be teaching this text for the first time, or
    Price $22.38Original Price $27.97Save $5.59


Animal Farm by George Orwell is as applicable today as when it was first written. These complete lesson plans, worksheets and activities aim to make that true, to make the novel relevant and engaging for your students. These resources will equip you when teaching Animal Farm, and hopefully will make it a lively learning process.

*** You can download the first lesson FOR FREE here, to get a preview of the standard of this pack. ***


NEW Jan 2019! Buy this product in my Animal Farm BUNDLE & *SAVE* 20% **************************************************************************

This MASSIVE teaching pack contains well-designed step-by-step lesson plans, worksheets, handouts, activities, helpful hints and tips for the teaching of this iconic novel, Animal Farm. 

For each lesson there is a detailed lesson plan, accompanied by worksheets/handouts, suggested activities, homework questions and teacher's answers.


LESSON 1: Understanding Allegory: Using Aesop’s fables to explain allegory before reading Animal Farm

LESSON 2: Understanding Satire: Using fairy tales and Shrek to introduce the concept of Satire

LESSON 3: Historical Context – The Russian Revolution: A brief overview of the Russian Revolution, then relating it Animal Farm

LESSON 4: Chapter 1: An exploration of the first chapter of the novel, looking particularly at Old Major’s speech

LESSON 5: Chapter 2: An exploration of the second chapter of Animal Farm, looking particularly at the seven commandments

LESSON 6: Chapter 3 / Propaganda: An exploration of the third chapter of the novel, as well as a close examination of propaganda

LESSON 7: The Narrative Perspective of the Novel: A recap of the first three chapters of Animal Farm and a close examination of the narrator of the novel

LESSON 8: Chapter 4 / Characters: An exploration of the fourth chapter of the novel, as well as a closer look at the main characters

LESSON 9: Chapter 5: An exploration of the fifth chapter of the novel – a central chapter in the novel

LESSON 10: Chapter 6 / Symbolic Names: An exploration of the sixth chapter of the novel and the symbolic names of the characters

LESSON 11: Chapter 7:An exploration of the seventh chapter of the novel

LESSON 12: Chapter 8: An exploration of the eighth chapter of the novel and a closer analysis of Minimus’s poem

LESSON 13: Chapter 9: An exploration of the ninth chapter of the novel and an exploration into the character of Boxer

LESSON 14: Chapter 10: An exploration of the tenth and final chapter of the novel

LESSON 15: Animal Farm Review: A fun lesson packed with novel review quizzes to be played in teams

LESSON 16: Themes: A closer examination of the main themes of the novel

LESSON 17: Essays: How to answer essay questions on Animal Farm

**03/07/14: UPDATED:A final exam has been added. The exam consists of multiple choice, true or false, character matching, short questions and an essay. The exam comes in PDF form for easy printing and as an editable Word document for editing.

Total Pages
75 (plus a 45 slide slideshow)
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
Report this resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.


to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.
By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 9-10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
Develop the topic with well-chosen, relevant, and sufficient facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience’s knowledge of the topic.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.


Questions & Answers


Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up