Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
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Exploring Orwell's language and style
A series of tasks to help students to engage with Newspeak and other aspects of language and style in the text. Includes answers.
Top ten features
A summarising or revision activity in which students rank key features of the text. There is a ranking whizzy activity also available.
A worksheet to help students research and organise their notes on a range of themes in the text.
Exploring Orwell's use of symbolism
A worksheet focusing on the interpretation of symbols in the text followed by a discussion/essay title.
Choptalk - Chapter One
Solve this interactive jigsaw puzzle as a starter or pre-reading activity to introduce the language and style of the novel.
Handy for pre-reading activities (background, context, setting etc) and thinking ahead to chapter 1.
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