The Grapes of Wrath: Problematic Situation

To prepare for a reading of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, kids must prioritize a list of items to take with them on a journey to Texas.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • To make the experience more uniform, specify the number and age of family members, the make and model of vehicle, the time of year, and the starting point of the journey

  • The exercise creates sympathy for the choices the Joads must make as they leave their homestead and head to California

  • None
Common Core