Written as a criticism of Soviet Russia, Animal Farm is as relevant today as it was 50 years ago, for there will always be those eager to control others and limit freedom.
Focus: Discernment; essay writing
Grade Level: 9th – 12th
Novel: 141 pages
Critical Thinking: Difficult
FOCUS GUIDE: 3 weeks
Barbara’s Notes: This is another must-read. The “fairie story” was written Mr. Orwell as a warning. The focus guide works with the story to develop discernment. With Matthew 10:16 in mind, we consider aspects of shrewdness and innocence, preparing young adults to be wise.