Ch 7: Teaching Brave New World

About This Chapter

Using novels in the classroom presents teaching opportunities and challenges, but with the right approaches, novels can help increase reading comprehension and other skills. This chapter identifies strategies for teaching ''Brave New World''.

Teaching Brave New World - Chapter Summary

Our instructors use this chapter to guide you through the various activities and techniques you can use in your classroom to teach students about the novel, Brave New World. Of all the topics covered in this chapter, a few of those include:

  • Classroom activities that focus on the text
  • Discussion questions
  • Questions about specific chapters
  • Ideas for novel-related projects
  • Essay prompts and topics

The teaching resources we offer, including this chapter, can be used during any part of the planning stages. For example, if you are making the lesson plans for your entire year or semester, open up this chapter to find ideas for in-class activities or projects to assign. If you are already in the midst of your Brave New World unit, use this chapter to help supplement your lessons. For instance, you can borrow some of our discussion questions, or use our chapter-specific questions for making your own in-class quizzes.

How It Helps

  • Makes better use of your time: You only have so much prep time, and using our pre-made lists of questions and activity ideas can help you use your time more efficiently.
  • Improves student understanding: You'll learn multiple approaches for teaching this novel, which should help your students gain deeper insights about the text.
  • Gives you more tools: As an educator, you need teaching resources that last, and these well-designed lessons give you proven strategies that can be easily implemented in your classroom for years to come.

Skills Covered

After you finish this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Set-up activity stations that address different literary elements
  • Incorporate discussion questions about the text into class lectures
  • Develop lists of study questions for each chapter
  • Assign projects that highlight aspects of the text
  • Brainstorm potential essay topics about the novel

9 Lessons in Chapter 7: Teaching Brave New World
Brave New World Activities

1. Brave New World Activities

Explore four interesting and engaging activities to help students delve into the characters and setting of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. This lesson includes the goals, objectives, and instructions for each activity.

Brave New World Discussion Questions

2. Brave New World Discussion Questions

This lesson contains discussion questions for ''Brave New World''. Some themes are for mature students and teachers are warned to use discretion. Sample discussion questions are organized to easily identify the more mature themed questions.

Brave New World Chapter 7 Questions

3. Brave New World Chapter 7 Questions

Chapter 7 of Aldous Huxley's ''Brave New World'' introduces the ~'savages~', whose society differs greatly from that of the civilized man. This lesson offers short-answer and essay-style comprehension questions for Chapter 7.

Brave New World Chapter 8 Questions

4. Brave New World Chapter 8 Questions

This lesson offers comprehension questions for Chapter 8 of ''Brave New World'', by Aldous Huxley. The questions are in short answer and essay form with some short answer questions being appropriate for multiple choice adjustment.

Brave New World Chapter 13 Questions

5. Brave New World Chapter 13 Questions

Chapter 13 of ''Brave New World'' has very strong themes. It is a pivotal chapter, but discretion is called for in reviewing the text. This lesson offers short answer and essay style questions for Chapter 13.

Brave New World Chapter 1 Questions

6. Brave New World Chapter 1 Questions

''Brave New World'', by Aldous Huxley, is filled with heavy themes of conditioned society. Chapter One introduces readers to the societal concept and how it is achieved.

Brave New World Chapter 11 Questions

7. Brave New World Chapter 11 Questions

This lesson offers short answer and essay style questions for Huxley's ''Brave New World'' Chapter 11. The questions are sorted by style. Note that the themes in this chapter are mature and discretion is advised.

Brave New World Project Ideas

8. Brave New World Project Ideas

Projects are a great way to engage visual or kinesthetic learners. These four projects explore important themes in Brave New World in a manner that fosters student creativity.

Brave New World Essay Topics

9. Brave New World Essay Topics

With strong themes throughout the text, ''Brave New World'' can be segmented into essay topics perfectly. This lesson offers multiple themed essay topics to allow your students to examine specific concepts from the novel deeply.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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