A Handmaid's Tale
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The Handmaid's Tale Bell-Ringer Journal Prompts
This product features 16 reader response journal prompts for your study of the harrowing dystopian novel, The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood. Prompts are intended for contemplation following each section of the novel and work great for both independent study and open-ended class discussions.
Language and Power in The Handmaid's Tale and the World
9-12 Language and Power in The Handmaid’s Tale and the World. Students work in small groups to examine Margaret Atwood’s use of and observations about language in The Handmaid’s Tale. Through this activity, students discover and articulate overarching thematic trends in the book and then can extend their observations about official or political language to examples from their own world.