Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

228 reviewed resources for john steinbeck

Lesson Planet

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 prompts young authors to impersonate John Steinbeck's writing style in the opening passages of the novel. A Six Trait writing activity...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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While this resource was originally made to be used in conjunction with John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, it could be used for any literary text.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...
Lesson Planet

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore the life and writing of John Steinbeck. A 48-slide presentation introduces the famous American author, his California heritage, and his impressive collection of published work. Viewers are then introduced to Of Mice and Men, one...
Lesson Planet

John Steinbeck

For Teachers 8th - 12th
This presentation is made up of basic information about John Steinbeck including historical background and excerpts from several of his novels. It is an overview of his life and times. Two of the slides list several links to...
Lesson Planet

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
Are you reading The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck in your class? If so, this quiz might be useful for you. This is an online interactive quiz that covers the novel's theme, plot, and characters. The quiz refers to the entire novel,...
Lesson Planet

John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 8th - 10th
Quiz your class for basic plot understanding, character recognition, and quote recall with this ten-question online quiz. After choosing their answers to the multiple choice questions about John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, learners can...
Lesson Planet

John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

For Students 9th - 10th
The touching story of friendship in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is the main topic of this quiz. Ten mostly multiple-choice questions focus on the main characters in the novel, comprehensively covering the plot.
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

John Steinbeck The Grapes of Wrath — Independent Reading

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Lies, deceit, betrayal, criminality: these topics are just a few of the reasons that John Steinbeck's classic novel The Grapes of Wrath has captivated people since its 1939 publication. Scholars begin the lesson by reading background...
Lesson Planet

The Pearl by John Steinbeck (Chapter One)

For Students 9th - 12th
Explore the dark world of Steinbeck's short novel. After your learners read the first chapter of The Pearl, give them this quiz. Ten multiple-choice questions focus on reading comprehension.
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck – Study Guide Questions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What was life like during the Great Depression? Pupils find the answer to this question in John Steinbeck's 1939 novel, The Grapes of Wrath. The study guide provides comprehension and analysis questions for all 30 chapters. Individuals...
Lesson Planet

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Chapter 3 Reading Check

For Students 6th - 9th
"I wisht somebody'd shoot me if I got old an' a cripple." Young readers examine one of the ways Steinbeck brings his characters to life by closely examining what characters say and imaging why Steinbeck choose these words. A great way to...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

The Pearl by John Steinbeck

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 14 multiple choice questions about Steinbeck's The Pearl. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Who Said This?

For Students 6th - 9th
Can your class figure out who said what just by looking at a quotation? This activity for Of Mice and Men includes 11 quotations from the novel. Use this quote sheet as a light activity to get your readers to look back into the text or...
Lesson Planet

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...

Other popular searches