Animal Farm Historical Background

Animal Farm Historical Connections Worksheet link:

Recommended Books to help students fill out       Animal Farm Historical Connections Worksheet

— Try your local library or inter-library loan.

Title: Russia in Revolution by E.M. Halliday

  • Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd (October 1968)
  • ISBN-10: 0304932183
  • ISBN-13: 978-0304932184

Read Chapters 6, 7 & 8 and Timeline in back of book

Title: The Collapse of the Soviet Union: The End of an Empire (Snapshots in History)  by Andrew Langley (Author)

  • Publisher: Compass Point Books (September 1, 2006)
  • ISBN-10: 0756520096
  • ISBN-13: 978-0756520090

Read pages 18-27

Joseph Stalin (World Leaders Past and Present) Library Binding – 1987


Download Animal Farm Historical Background Summary at link below:

ANIMAL FARM- Dialectical Journals Assignment Explained at link above.

“Keep a dialectical journal about the following characters in Animal Farm.  Find at least 6 quotes (1 for each character) that characterize them and explain what that reveals about how the animal fits into the Animal Farm society.  Include page numbers. Characters: Napoleon, Snowball, Mollie, Boxer, Clover, Squealer.”

Cornell Animal Farm Allegory Notes:

Slide Show of Historical Parallels in Animal Farm

Animal Farm Historical Connections Worksheet link:


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