I use reading checks to keep students on schedule. These Brave New World reading quizzes reward conscientious readers and discourage procrastination. After the students have answered the Brave New World comprehension questions, I know if they are prepared to engage… Read More »Brave New World Quiz Chapters 1-3
To utilize Brave New World excerpts for close reading and analysis, you must first identify the best examples. Here are the Brave New World excerpts that I use to get students thinking critically, analyzing, and discussing. Each example has special importance… Read More »Brave New World Excerpts for Analysis and Discussion
Guiding novel study challenges even the most expert teachers. This is especially true with a mind-bending masterpiece like Brave New World. This Brave New World unit plan addresses the essential literary and contextual elements of the novel while leaving room for… Read More »Brave New World Unit Plan for High School
These Brave New World Activities get students creating, debating, performing, and thinking critically. I order the list based on the chronology of the unit. Additional Brave New World tasks are listed under “Honorable Mentions.” Post Preview: Brave New World Activities… Read More »Top 10 Brave New World Activities
This Brave New World Unit Test contains 20 comprehension questions, 25 literary knowledge and analysis questions, 3 short response prompts, and an essay prompt. It is four pages when printed front and back. This test was generated using the Brave… Read More »Brave New World Unit Test (PDF)
Huxley’s Brave New World raises thought-provoking questions to explore as a class, in small groups, or through Socratic seminar. These Brave New World discussion questions get students sharing, analyzing, and debating. I divide the questions into five sets that align… Read More »Brave New World Discussion Questions
Even advanced students benefit from introduction lessons. Here are 12 Brave New World pre-reading activities to get students thinking before they enter Aldous Huxley’s disturbing dystopia.
Before Huxley’s soul-crushing dystopia envelops your students, prepare them with this Brave New World Introduction PowerPoint.
Here is the Brave New World reading schedule that I use in teaching the novel: Reading 1: Chapters 1 through 3 Reading 2: Chapters 4 through 6 Reading 3: Chapters 7 through 10 Reading 4: Chapters 11 through 14 Reading 5: Chapters 15 through… Read More »Brave New World Reading Schedule (5 readings)
This Brave New World anticipation guide prepares students to engage with the novel’s most important topics and themes. Get students questioning and expressing their own views on progress, solitude, freedom of thought, consumerism, and equality before exploring Huxley’s ideas. This… Read More »Brave New World Anticipation Guide