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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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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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John Steinbeck’s "The Grapes of Wrath": The Inner Chapters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here’s a must-have resource for anyone using The Grapes of Wrath. Everything from guiding questions to background information, from photographs to documentary films, from activities to assessments is included in a richly detailed packet...
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The Grapes of Wrath: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"And this you can know—fear the time when Manself will not suffer and die for a concept, for this one quality is man, distinctive in the universe." What is The Grapes of Wrath all about? Class members are asked to identify what they...
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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 Dust Bowl

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use this presentation to discuss the causes and effects of The Dust Bowl, or to establish a historical context for the book, The Grapes of Wrath. Found here are images, eye-witness quotes, and some ideas as to the causes and effects of...
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Out of the Dust: Background notes about the novel, The Great Depression, and The Dust Bowl

For Teachers 5th - 7th
If your class is reading the historical fiction novel, Out of the Dust, then you are in luck. Here are a few slides that will help you provide historical context for the book, as well as define main characters, setting, symbolism, 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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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 lesson in a unit devoted to The Grapes of Wrath establishes for readers the cultural and...
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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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"Hard Times Come Again No More" : Letters From Arkansas Families in the Great Depression

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Through this series of terrific lesson plans, pupils learn about the extent of poverty in the state of Arkansas during the Great Depression. They read documents from the period which describe how hard times were, view an online photo...
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The Dust Bowl (I)

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young historians evaluate the impact that the dust-bowl-type storms had on a farming family in Colorado. They write a letter to a friend which describes the impacts of the storms. The letter must address what the storms were like, what...
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The Dust Bowl (ll)

For Teachers 4th - 5th
After listening to the book, Children of the Dust Bowl, learners discuss what similarities they can find between the Oklahoma and Colorado Dust Bowls. They fill out the "Solve A Problem" worksheet which is embedded in the plan.
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The Dust Bowl

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders develop an understanding of the Dust Bowl. In this 1930's America instructional activity, 11th graders respond to questions regarding the songs and literature about the era. The primary sources should be gathered by 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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Dark Days

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the historical Dust Bowl era of The United States. They conduct research using a variety of resources. Students obtain images of erosion to compare different circumstances. The lesson also gives instructions on how...
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The Grapes of Wrath

For Students 10th - 12th
Readers of The Grapes of Wrath are asked to make predictions about events and personal connections to John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel with a three-page worksheet that includes before, during, and after reading exercises....
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The Dust Bowl

For Students 4th - 7th
In this Dust Bowl reading comprehension learning exercise, students read a 1 page selection regarding the Dust Bowl and respond to 4 short answer questions.