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The Grapes of Wrath - Using Historic Photos as Literary Symbols

For Students 9th - 12th
Here's a great resource packet to use with a study of The Grapes of Wrath. Individuals select historic photos from the Library of Congress's American Memory Collection and create a photo report album to represent a scene from John...
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The Dust Bowl Odyssey

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Great information, images, and wonderful higher-order thinking questions await your class. They'll discuss, consider, and examine multiple factors related to the Dust Bowl. A cross-media comparison is made between the historical events...
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Grapes of Wrath Movie Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
John Ford's 1940 film version of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath is the subject of a 23-question activity designed to accompany a viewing of the film. The questions not only focus viewers on events, but also ask them to make...
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A Multi-Media Approach to Teaching The Grapes of Wrath

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Integrate history, math, and art into a study of The Grapes of Wrath with a series of activities that ask learners to investigate the social, political, economic, and environmental factors at play during the 1930s. Designed to be used...
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Of Mice and Men

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Lead your class through John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men with a comprehensive guide. The resource starts out with an anticipation guide and includes a background study guide, vocabulary section with practice, novel guide, and several...
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: In Search of Figurative Language

For Students 6th - 9th
While this resource was originally made to be used in conjunction with John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, it could be used for any literary text. A reference sheet for readers, the resource includes terminology related to figurative...
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Chapter 2 Reading Check

For Students 8th - 9th
"What is George upset about? Check all that apply." Here's a worksheet that asks readers to delve more deeply into character attitudes and motivations. In addition, Part II asks individuals to record passages from that text that capture...
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Setting--Painting the Background

For Students 7th - 10th
Setting and description are important parts of John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men. Ask your class to examine how he sets the scene with this graphic organizer. Individuals or groups look at several different aspects of the setting in...
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Sketching a Portrait--Character Traits

For Students 6th - 9th
Use this handout to focus on the character traits of George and Lennie in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. Readers are given a set of specific traits to search for in the first chapter. They are required to list two textual examples of...
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Character Sketch Chart

For Students 8th - 9th
What does Candy look like? What kind of a person is Curley? What is Slim's dream? Readers of Of Mice and Men take their turn at characterization by creating a sketch chart for each of the major characters in Steinbeck's classic novel....
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Sketching a Portrait--Characterization

For Students 6th - 9th
John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is known for rich character development. Expose your class to indirect characterization and all that it involves with this activity. Learners look at quotes, determine what method of characterization is...
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Character Sketches

For Students 6th - 9th
Cover character development and indirect characterization in Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck with a graphic organizer. Class members search through the text and fill out a box for each character. The activity provides some notes for...
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Clouds on the Horizon--Foreshadowing

For Students 6th - 9th
The seeds of tragedy are planted early in John Steinbeck's story of migrant workers George Milton and Lenny Small. Nurture the imagination of readers by asking them to craft predictions about what will grow out of events in chapters one...
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Grapes of Wrath: Setting up Historical Context

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss life in the 1930s in relation to the Dust Bowl and Great Depression, then do a cross-media analysis. Here you'll find background information on film maker John Ford, writer John Steinbeck, and 1930s America. You can compare the...
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Of Mice and Men: Chapter 4 Reading and Study Guide

For Students 9th
Don't let your class dive into chapter four without a reading guide! Readers look up vocabulary terms, analyze the use of specific literary terms, and answer reading comprehension questions. Most of the questions refer to Crooks and...
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Steinbeck and Ecology

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Does The Grapes of Wrath hold as much relevance today as it did in the 1930s? Use this presentation to introduce John Steinbeck and one of his greatest novels. The author of this presentation encourages a connection between the Dust Bowl...
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Of Mice and Men: Chapter 3 Reading and Study Guide

For Students 9th
Is your class getting ready to read chapter three in Of Mice and Men? This reading guide includes several things: first, there's a small section providing new vocabulary words. Then, readers identify historical references and various...
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Setting Details in Of Mice and Men

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
After completing John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, groups are assigned a chapter to reread. Members list major conflicts and events and quote setting details. They then make observations about how the setting prepares the reader for the...
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Biopoem Strategy as Part of a Character Analysis for Of Mice and Men

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
Readers of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men will learn much “more than what (is) said to them” as they use the biopoem format and craft a poem about one of the major characters in Steinbeck’s tragic story of Geroge Milton and Lennie...
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About Life: The Photographs of Dorothea Lange Going to the Promised Land

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
To better understand the migrant experience during the Great Depression, pupils analyze two primary resources: photographs by Dorothea Lange and a U.S. Map that shows the Dust Bowl. They compare and contrast Lange's images to Steinbeck's...
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Painting Places with Words Using John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Useful in an Of Mice and Men unit, or in a unit that focuses on descriptive writing, this lesson plan prompts young authors to impersonate John Steinbeck's writing style in the opening passages of the novel. A Six Trait writing activity...
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A Monster of a Metaphor

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What do Jeep advertisements and Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath have in common? They both employ the art of the extended metaphor! Using the Six-Trait Writing model, learners begin to work on their own extended metaphors. Development...
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Of Mice and Men: Looking at Themes

For Students 7th - 10th
Feelings of loneliness and alienation drive the characters in John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men. Use this handout to set your class members up for a lesson on these big ideas. In addition to finding a couple of definitions and...
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Chapter 5 Reading Check

For Students 8th - 9th
A soft dress, a mouse, a puppy and now Curley's wife. Lennie's desire to pet soft things leads to tragedy in Chapter Five of Steinbeck's novel. Readers are asked to respond to what, where, why and how questions to indicated their...