Lessons for John Steinbeck

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  • What makes good literary writing? - … Centre. See pp 20-21 for excerpts from Steinbecks’ letters. Williams, Susan. (1990) John Steinbeck, Wayland, Hove, UK. Robbie Burns’ classic poem ‘To … the teaching of the novel Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck Centre http://www.steinbeck.org/MainFrame.html (Accessed 23 September 2005) English … - 12 - Appendix C – reading journal proforma Of Mice And Men – John Steinbeck Plot Outline Chapter 1 pp. 3-18 • • • • Your title Prediction …
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  • Teaching 'The Grapes of Wrath' With The New York Times - … Topics John Steinbeck The Great Depression (1930s) Migrant and Foreign Workers Recession and Depression New York Times Resources From the Archives: John Steinbeck's … Wrath" to John Steinbeck: "To my surprise and delight, I received a letter from him by return post." Why Steinbeck's Okies Speak … Grapes of Wrath' A. O. Scott reviews John Ford's 1940 film based on John Steinbeck's novel about the Great Depression. Slide …
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  • The Great Depression and the Arts - … . B. Background Information In 1936, The San Francisco News hired John Steinbeck to write a series of articles on the Dust Bowl … (2 days) The documents in this lesson include selections from John Steinbeck's "The Harvest Gypsies" and two readings from business periodicals … Migrants in the American Imagination. Lawrence: Kansas University Press, 1997. Steinbeck, John. The Harvest Gypsies: On the Road to the Grapes of …
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  • Steinbeck: A Natural Author - … , past and present. Media Components: Video • Famous Authors Series: (#121) “John Steinbeck”. This Instructional Television program can be taped for unrestricted use … /depts/english/can6.htm Materials: • • • • • Video - Famous Authors Series: (#121). “John Steinbeck” Six or more large pieces of paper Six or more … to the Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies website. Click Biography, and select Steinbeck Country. Scroll down and click on the …
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  • The Pearl - … other narrative features did John Steinbeck make? What are the major themes in the story? Why does Steinbeck choose the parable as the … of view, plot devices, symbolism, and other narrative features did John Steinbeck make? Ask students to find details and examples from their … (One Period) Explain to students that a good writer like John Steinbeck invests his characters with many challenges. Oftentimes, the greatest challenges …
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  • Painting Places with Words Using John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" - … National Writing Project John Steinbeck Six-Trait Overview The focus trait for this writing assignment is sentence fluency; by impersonating Steinbeck's sentences … Materials Copies of the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Copies of Sentence Fluency Rough Draft handout (one per student … reader's mind." In those very first two paragraphs of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men , a picture is painted through …
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  • California – Becoming an Agricultural and Industrial Power - … .g., biographies of Louis B. Meyer, Walt Disney, John Steinbeck, Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, John Wayne) Suggested Time for Standard: 12 weeks Sample … (singer and songwriter who wrote songs about the Great Depression) John Steinbeck,(author who described the experiences of migrant workers in the … out of print, copies may be found at most libraries. Steinbeck, John. The Harvest Gypsies: On the Road to the Grapes of …
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  • The Great Depression and the Arts - … Home Teachers' Guide Lesson Plans Project Information Credits John Steinbeck. Courtesy the Library of Congress John Steinbeck. Courtesy the Library of Congress Lesson Three … literary works of the 1930s received the acclaim earned by John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Published in March 1939, the … on the Dust Bowl and migrants to historical accounts. Read John Steinbeck's In Dubious Battle about the migrant farmers' strike in …
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  • The Grass Isn't Always Green...er - … this brief glimpse of John Steinbeck's book? Did the public believe his writings? Who helped bring validity to Steinbeck's work?" Allow … the involvement of Eleanor Roosevelt in not only validating what John Steinbeck wrote about but in the lives of the American children … the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck Science: weather drought Math: Graph a farming output over a …
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  • Lange & Steinbeck: Pictures and Words - … TeacherArt Students pair Dorothea Lange's photographs with passages from John Exchange Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath. Students create an … photograph and compare it with the migrant experience described in John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath. - Students will identify and analyze passages … ten minutes, comparing this image in a general way with John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. What themes addressed by the …
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