This unit pack includes 18 a background PowerPoint, an entire unit plan, and interactive unit-end project where the students throw a mock trial for George.
1. Of Mice and Men PowerPoint- PowerPoint details historical background necessary to understand John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men.
2. Of Mice and Men Complete Unit- Teaching American Literature or English 11? John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is a great choice for your Modernism unit.
This complete unit includes:
Daily overviews & references
1-pager (1 page overview)
Background Notes- student worksheet and teacher answers (**Accompanying PowerPoint is also available)
American Dream Worksheet
Novel Anticipation Guides (Revisited Post-Reading)
2 Vocabulary Reviews with answer keys
Activities and quizzes for each chapter
Character Handicap Chart
Connection Activity- Langston Hughes's "A Dream Deferred"
Life-Size Character Drawing
Jist Pyramid Review Activity
Essay/Interview Final Activity
3. Of Mice and Men Historical Role Play Trial- Want a detailed, rigorous, and fun way to review and analyze John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men? Why not put George Milton on trial? Students really enjoy this historical role playing exercise, especially when they get to dress for the part.
Trial & Roles Overview
Specific Role Sheets
-Salinas District Attorney(s)
-Milton's Defense Attorney(s)
-Little Girl from Weed
Role Playing Rubric
Written Assignment Rubric
**As always, if you have any questions about this product, please feel free to contact me :)