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Of Mice and Men and Migrant Farm Workers of the Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As part of their study of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, class members explore the lives of migrant workers during the Great Depression. Groups examine primary and secondary sources to gain an understanding of the travails of men like...
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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...
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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

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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Literature Study Guides: Of Mice and Men

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Here is a widely applicable set of materials to enhance any reading task. You'll find graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, a reading schedule, study guides, a story plot flow chart, and a character map....
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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While this resource was originally made to be used in conjunction with John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, it could be used for any literary text.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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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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Anticipation Guide for Of Mice and Men Chapter 3

For Students 8th - 9th
Before reading chapter three in Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, provide your class with this prereading activity. Readers study nine questions to determine how the events of chapters one and two will affect chapter three. Get your kids...
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Biopoem Strategy as Part of a Character Analysis for Of Mice and Men

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
Readers of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men will learn much “more than what (is) said to them” as they use the biopoem format and craft a poem about one of the major characters in Steinbeck’s tragic story of Geroge Milton and Lennie...
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Of Mice and Men Chapters 3 & 4 Vocabulary

For Students 9th
Before your class reads chapters three and four in Of Mice and Men, have them complete this magic squares activity to review some vocabulary in the upcoming chapters. Twenty-five words are introduced, and learners identify the correct...
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Only What You Can Take There and Back Again...A Problematic Situation for Of Mice and Men

For Students 8th - 9th
Beans? Blankets? Books? As you gear up to read John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, consider having your class members complete a problematic situation activity. Participants rank 22 items in order of importance. They then must consider...
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Setting Details in Of Mice and Men

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
After completing John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, groups are assigned a chapter to reread. Members list major conflicts and events and quote setting details. They then make observations about how the setting prepares the reader for the...
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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: 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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The History Behind Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before my class delves into a historical fiction novel, I like to set the stage with historical background information and context. You can do just that with a presentation perfect for the novel, Of Mice and Men. The causes and effects...
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Of Mice and Men: Each Character's Major Desires and Dreams

For Students 8th - 9th
What is the American Dream? As your class prepares to read Of Mice and Men, discuss the American Dream. Then, introduce your readers to this graphic organizer. As they begin reading, they'll record the dreams and desires for Lennie,...
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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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Literary Elements in Of Mice and Men

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders review an exercise, after reading most of the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. They demonstrate a range of literary elements such as conflict, symbolism, setting, and foreshadowing. Students also are able to provide...
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Candy in Of Mice and Men: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 8th - 11th
Cover Candy from Of Mice and Men with this short online interactive quiz. Class members answer ten multiple choice and true/false questions about the character Candy. These are basic questions that you could use as a check for...
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Of Mice and Men Quiz

For Students 9th - 10th
Friendship, encouragement, heartache, and pain are all prevalent in this quiz on Of Mice and Men. A tale of two friends chronicles their journey to Salinas and the tragic events that occur there. These mostly multiple-choice questions do...
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Of Mice and Men: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 8th - 10th
Quiz your class on basic comprehension of the novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. This resource is made up of ten straightforward multiple choice questions about the characters, setting, and plot of the novel. Learners receive...
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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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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...