Lesson plans and teaching ideas for Anthem
This teacher's guide includes summaries of Rand's philosophy written by the director of the Ayn Rand Institute. It also has study questions and suggested activities. It requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.
Anthem by Ayn Rand
These activities focus on the importance of freedom and individuality.
Anthem Lesson Plans
These links lead to questions for analysis, writing activities, research possibilities, connections to other literature, and writing/discussion prompts.
Introduction to Ayn Rand Using Online Resources
Students will research Ayn Rand, a contemporary novelist, for biographical information and for her personal philosophy as a prelude to reading her novel Anthem. Students will partner to gather information via online databases and will discuss findings in a group setting.
The Ayn Rand Institute
Follow links on the left to a biography of Rand and information about Objectivism.
A Teacher's Guide to The Fountainhead
Background, overview, study questions. This 7-page documents requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.
The Fountainhead Lesson Plans
Comprehension questions, ideas for projects, and more.