This week in newsy
Newsy

Newsy lesson plans…
written by classroom teachers…
bringing current events to life.

Sales of Orwell's '1984' Surge Amid NSA Surveillance Reports

Grades:

9 10 11 12 |

Subject:

social studies |

Date:

June 11, 2013

Files:

This Newsy video can serve as a springboard to discussions on privacy issues as described/forecasted in George Orwell’s novel 1984 and how these predictions may or may not be relevant in today’s world. Students can also explore other themes of the novel including propaganda and totalitarianism.
This lesson can be completed in one 50-minute class period.