Set in a future where books are outlawed and firemen burn any they find, fireman Guy Montag questions his role in society and joins an organization committed to starting a revolution.
Below are some reading passages that we have hand picked to supplement this book. Be sure to read the passage summaries and our suggestions for instructional use.
Burning a Book
11th-12th Letter 1130L
I Am Very Real
9th-10th Psychology 1030L
Why Do People Follow The Crowd?
7th-8th Psychology 1070L
9th-10th News 1260L
More Facebook Friends, Fewer Real Ones, Says Cornell Study
11th-12th Informational Text 1390L
The Salem (and other) Witch Hunts
7th-8th Informational Text 1160L
Total Control in North Korea
11th-12th Allegory 1150L
Allegory of the Cave