Start off your unit on John Steinbeck's novella, Of Mice and Men, with this smartly designed 34-slide PowerPoint presentation.
Topics covered in the presentation:
• Brief Steinbeck biography
• What is a novella?
• The Great Depression
• The Dust Bowl
• Migrant Workers
• Racism in 1930s
• Women's roles in 1930s
• Significance of the title
• Mental illness in the 1930s
• Steinbeck's inspiration for writing the novel
• Setting background
• And more!
Includes several discussion prompts and lots of personal pictures from trips to Salinas and Monterey, California.
This PowerPoint is INCLUDED in my Of Mice and Men bundle:
Of Mice and Men Unit Plan Bundle: PowerPoint, Task Cards, Worksheets
Other Of Mice and Men products:
Of Mice and Men Task Cards -- 60 Activities for Entire Novella
Of Mice and Men Characterization Activity -- CH 1 Worksheets
Of Mice and Men Movie Worksheet - Novella/Film Comparison Activity