Analyzing Themes In Ayn Rand's 'Anthem'

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I taught a lesson on theme. In the lesson I talked about what theme is and how a novel can have more than one them. We discussed that some themes are very direct when others are indirect. Connecting this information back to the book Anthem we are reading. We pulled out four major themes such as Conformity, Freedom, Privacy and Enlightenment. I broke the students up into groups and gave each group a theme to focus on pulling quotes from the book that relate to the theme. I thought the lesson went over very well the students were engaged and on task. All the groups worked well together. Each student contributed to the collaborative team poster. As I walked around I notice group members helping out others group members which is great interaction

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