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Anthem and the Common Core

    Using Rand’s novella and teaching Common Core standards Whether you love or loathe Rand’s themes, there can be no doubt that she develops literary elements powerfully.  Rand’s, craft, structure, point of view, and theme development make it effective to pair Anthem and the Common Core… Read More »Anthem and the Common Core

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    Anthem Unit Plan

      If you plan on teaching Anthem by Ayn rand, I applaud you.  Even if your personal views run counter to Rand’s, the literary elements and themes of Anthem deserve exploration. Now you need an Anthem unit plan. Will you design… Read More »Anthem Unit Plan

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      Teaching Anthem by Ayn Rand

        Teaching Anthem by Ayn Rand offers excellent opportunities for both philosophical and literary exploration (even if you disagree with her themes).  Here are some approaches that have helped me in teaching Anthem.  I have grouped the ideas into before, during,… Read More »Teaching Anthem by Ayn Rand