Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel by Ray Bradbury published in 1953. It is regarded as one of his best works. The novel presents a future American society where books are outlawed and "firemen" burn any that are found.
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About Ray Bradbury
Raymond Douglas "Ray" Bradbury was an American fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction author.
Born: August 22, 1920, Waukegan, IL
Died: June 5, 2012, Los Angeles, CA
Education: Los Angeles High School
December 11 - Test over Part 1 & 2
December 16-17 - Fahrenheit Project
December 17 - Reading Packet Notes DUE
January 14-15 - Fahrenheit 451 will be part of the Final Exam
Fahrenheit 451 Project
Choose ONE of the following projects to complete based on the novel, Fahrenheit 451. MAJOR GRADE
* Create a modern day “trailer” for the movie version of the novel. Choose a few lines from several exciting moments in the novel to use as text. Perform or create moments in quick succession to create the effect of the scenes from the film (do not use footage or pictures from Fahrenheit 451). Make sure your trailer is effective to entice the viewers to want to see the film. Movie trailer credits should be complete as well. Save the movie trailer to your Google Drive and submit to this assignment on the Google Classroom.
* Choose five (5) songs to use for the soundtrack for the novel: (1) the opening, each of the three sections - (2) The Hearth and the Salamander, (3) The Sieve and the Sand, and (4) Burning Bright, and (5) the closing. Include the song title and artist for each choice - ALL songs MUST be school appropriate. Write a short paragraph detailing how your song selections connect to the themes of each section of the novel (5 paragraphs total). Use Google Slides to include your music and write up ... submit to this assignment on the Google Classroom.
* Imagine that you are Faber or Beatty in the novel. Retell the key events of one scene from this character’s point of view. Write your new scene in a Google Doc (2 pages typed), Adobe Voice (1 -2 minutes), or iMovie (1-2 minutes). Submit link or file to this assignment on the Google Classroom.
* You are now the author of the next section of Fahrenheit 451. What happens to Montag next? Write a short addition to the ending of the novel. Use Google Doc (2 pages typed), Adobe Voice (1 -2 minutes), or iMovie (1-2 minutes). Submit to this assignment on the Google Classroom.
Project Work Timeline
* Tuesday (DEC. 15) - choose a project and begin working in class. You are encouraged to work on the project at home for homework.
* Wednesday (DEC. 16) - Continue working on project in class. You are also encouraged work on the project at home for homework.
* Thursday (DEC. 17) - finish project in class. DUE AT THE END OF CLASS.
Class Reading Schedule (minutes on Audio Book)
Reading Goal: Pgs 1-20
November 19: 2nd Period 0-27:53
November 19: 4th Period 0-35:34
Reading Goal: Pgs 21-42
November 20: 2nd Period 27:53-1:07:51 (pg. 36)
November 20: 4th Period 35:34-1:12:13
Reading Goal: Pgs 43-68
December 8: 2nd Period 1:04:00-1:35:00 (pg.56)
December 8: 4th Period 1:12:13 - 1:58:48
Reading Goal: Pgs 69-91
December 9: 2nd Period 1:58:48-2:58:00 (pg.102)
December 9: 4th Period 1:58:48-2:54:51 (pg. 100)
Reading Goal: Pgs 91-110
December 10: 2nd Period 3:14:17 (pg. 110)
December 10: 4th Period 3:14:17 (pg. 110)
Reading Goal: Pgs 111-129
December 14: 2nd Period 4:18:29 (pg 145)
December 14: 4th Period 4:18:29 (pg 145)
Reading Goal: Pgs 146-165
December 15: 2nd Period Finished Novel
December 15: 4th Period Finished Novel