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100 resources with the keyterm john steinbeck

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The Grapes of Wrath: The Plot Unfolds

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"You're bound to get idears if you go thinkin' about stuff." Readers are asked to think about what they see as the important turning points in The Grapes of Wrath. Groups are then asked to think about what scenes could be eliminated if...
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The Grapes of Wrath: Culture and History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bette Davis, Clark Gable, Judy Garland. Jack Benny, The Lone Ranger, Edward R. Murrow. Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman. The second instructional activity in a unit devoted to The Grapes of Wrath establishes for readers the...
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Grapes of Wrath Classwork Packet

For Students 9th - 12th
A perfect companion for anyone reading The Grapes of Wrath, this 20-page packet instructs and directs readers' attention to all the key elements in John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel. The questions for Chapter one direct...
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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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The Grapes of Wrath: Symbols

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's with that turtle anyway? In session six of a ten-part unit study of The Grapes of Wrath, class members examine three major symbols that appear in the novel: Route 66, the American West, and the Biblical allusions in the title of...
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The Grapes of Wrath: Character Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class groups adopt a character in The Grapes of Wrath and examine how the character has changed or failed to change by the time the Joad family reaches California. Individuals then examine either Tom and Casy or Ma and Rosasharn and, in...
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The Grapes of Wrath: Narrative and Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Point of view is the focus of the third activity in a ten-activity unit on The Grapes of Wrath. After a review of the third-person limited omniscient voice, the class looks at the way Steinbeck alternates specific chapters about the...
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The Grapes of Wrath: Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Books can be dangerous things. They can change the way we perceive ourselves, others, and the world around us. Experiences can be dangerous too, especially when writers want to share their experiences. John Steinbeck traveled with...
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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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The Grapes of Wrath

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
John Ford’s 1940 film The Grapes of Wrath and photos from the 1930s provide learners with an opportunity to examine the effects of the Great Depression on rural life and farm families. Using a provided list, groups investigate primary...
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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: In Search of Figurative Language

For Students 7th - 10th
A handy figurative language tracker, this could be used for John Steinbeck's Of Mouse and Men, as is intended, or adapted easily for any text that includes figurative language. Readers track figurative language by writing down direct...
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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 worksheet. 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 Theme Questions

For Teachers 7th - 10th
John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men is rich with themes and big ideas. Help your class approach these ideas with some interesting theme questions. The questions are divided up by theme, so you can show just one at a time. Great for...
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Of Mice and Men: Before/After Reading Activity

For Students 7th - 9th
Individuals make personal connections to the issues raised by Of Mice and Men with a reaction guide. Groups then share, chart, and discuss their responses. At the conclusion of Steinbeck's novel, the groups revisit their charts and...
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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...