Of Mice and Men Pre-Reading Activities (focus on Great Depression)

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These 22 slides include plenty of pre-reading activities for Of Mice and Men. Included are:
-anticipation guide with partner work
-prediction summary
-short Great Depression notes
-analysis of 8 pictures from the Great Depression
-reading activities from "Growing Up in The Great Depression", "The Dust Bowl", and "Soledad"
These texts are found in:
The Great Depression: A Historical Reader by Nextext. Mcdougal Littell, 2000.
The Circuit by Francisco Jimenez Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,1999.

They are available for free in a different format online at:

Cesar Chavez: http://www.rialto.k12.ca.us/rhs/planetwhited/AP%20PDF%20Docs/Unit%2011/Depression/Chavez4.pdf

Woody Guthrie: http://xroads.virginia.edu/~1930s/radio/c_w/guthrie.html

The Circuit: "Soledad":https://books.google.com/books?id=XWyw-HUUeu0C
Unnamed Selection http://www.swl.k12.oh.us/Downloads/the%20circuit.pdf
-a short research project using Powerpoint

Students will gain plenty of background knowledge about the context of the novel and (hopefully) will be interested in starting the novel.
Total Pages
22
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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Of Mice and Men Pre-Reading Activities (focus on Great Dep
Of Mice and Men Pre-Reading Activities (focus on Great Dep
Of Mice and Men Pre-Reading Activities (focus on Great Dep
Of Mice and Men Pre-Reading Activities (focus on Great Dep
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