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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 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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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 instructional activity. Learners look at quotes, determine what method of...
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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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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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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: 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While this resource was originally made to be used in conjunction with John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, it could be used for any literary text.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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John Steinbeck- Mini Biography

For Teachers 7th - 12th
John Steinbeck, called the voice of working-class Americans, is the subject of this mini-biography that includes interviews and images to provide an overview of his life and works.
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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...
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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.
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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,...
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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 learning exercise 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...
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Teacher’s Guide: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A 10-page guide to John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men includes a brief plot summary, information about preparing readers for the language in the novel, pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading questions, essay prompts, and project...
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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...
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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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Travels With Charley By John Steinbeck

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewA paragraph from John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley provides English language learners with an opportunity to practice strategies for answering guiding questions about the academic text. Class members locate keywords in the annotated...
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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.
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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...
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A Teacher’s Guide to the Penguin Edition of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The dry Oklahoma landscape in America's Dust Bowl sent many farmers in search of the promised land. A teacher's guide to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath discusses the characters' desire for a better home along with other themes and...
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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 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...
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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...
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

For Students 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...
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A Teacher's Guide to the Penguin Edition of John Steinbeck's The Pearl

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The guide to John Steinbeck's The Pearl suggests ways instructors can help readers see below the surface of the novella to the parable beneath. Through a variety of activities, readers come to appreciate the complexity of the tale.
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Chrono-Log

For Students 6th - 9th
A chrono-log enables readers to see the natural progression of events in Steinbeck's tragic tale of Geroge Milton and Lennie Small. By beginning with the reason for their flight from Weed, learners are able to track the escalation of...

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