The Grapes of Wrath: The Plot Unfolds

This The Grapes of Wrath: The Plot Unfolds lesson plan also includes:

"You're bound to get idears if you go thinkin' about stuff." Readers are asked to think about what they see as the important turning points in The Grapes of Wrath. Groups are then asked to think about what scenes could be eliminated if they were to produce a movie of this massive novel.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • For the prediction activities, ask class members to reread the beginning of Chapter 3 about the turtle's journey
  • The article "The Novel at the Moxies" can be found in the Reader's Guide under the "Other works/Adaptations"
Cons

  • None
Common Core