Lesson Plan

Designing Museum Exhibits for The Grapes of Wrath: A Multigenre Project

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Challenge readers of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath to create a museum exhibit that uses artifacts to focus on one issue raised by the award winning story of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and the Joads.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Ask class members to post their exhibits on the class website
Classroom Considerations
  • The activity is designed to be used after reading is complete
  • The detailed plan includes links to interactive research sties, to sample projects. and to a project rubric
  • None