THE GRAPES OF WRATH BUNDLE-INTRO, CHECKS, TEST, CREATIVE ACTIVITY

THE GRAPES OF WRATH BUNDLE-INTRO, CHECKS, TEST, CREATIVE ACTIVITY
THE GRAPES OF WRATH BUNDLE-INTRO, CHECKS, TEST, CREATIVE ACTIVITY
THE GRAPES OF WRATH BUNDLE-INTRO, CHECKS, TEST, CREATIVE ACTIVITY
THE GRAPES OF WRATH BUNDLE-INTRO, CHECKS, TEST, CREATIVE ACTIVITY
THE GRAPES OF WRATH BUNDLE-INTRO, CHECKS, TEST, CREATIVE ACTIVITY
THE GRAPES OF WRATH BUNDLE-INTRO, CHECKS, TEST, CREATIVE ACTIVITY
THE GRAPES OF WRATH BUNDLE-INTRO, CHECKS, TEST, CREATIVE ACTIVITY
THE GRAPES OF WRATH BUNDLE-INTRO, CHECKS, TEST, CREATIVE ACTIVITY
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  1. Looking for an effective way to check students' progress as they read The Grapes of Wrath? This is a collection of essay prompts and reading quizzes for The Grapes of Wrath. Activities are divided into chunks of chapters, and there are two different activities per chunk. I use these to check i
  2. The Grapes of Wrath is an American classic that exposes students to various literary techniques while focusing on a tragic event in history and one family's struggle to stay together, first to prosper and then to merely survive. This resource is a comprehensive objective test. I use it as a check
  3. Kids are fascinated with their phones! Turn their fascination with social media into fascination with Steinbeck's characterization inThe Grapes of Wrath -----What would PA order from Amazon? -----What would Rose of Sharon reveal in her Match.com profile? -----Would Tom have a playlist? Enhance
  4. A result of federal land policies, regional weather conditions, and cultural factors, the Dust Bowl was one of the most severe disasters in American history. THE DUST BOWL POWERPOINT PRESENTATION A GREAT INTRODUCTION TO THE GRAPES OF WRATH This PowerPoint presentation is 33 slides discussing the
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This bundled resource includes an engaging PowerPoint presentation about the Dust Bowl, a collection of short essay prompts and quizzes for chapter reading checks, a comprehensive test of the entire novel, and a creative characterization activity.

THE GRAPES OF WRATH BUNDLE



THE DUST BOWL POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

A result of federal land policies, regional weather conditions, and cultural factors, the Dust Bowl was one of the most severe disasters in American history.

This PowerPoint presentation is 33 slides discussing the following topics:

---Economic conditions
---Environmental conditions
---Federal land policies: Homestead, Kincaid, Enlarged Homestead Acts
---Legislation
---Regional weather conditions
---Cultural factors
---Migration
---The Great Depression
---FDR’s intervention
---Art (literature, visual art, music)

Slides include engaging graphics: photos, maps

Clear, large font

This presentation is a fabulous way to introduce The Grapes of Wrath. I only address the novel as being inspired by the disaster; however, it sets the scene for students.

Included is a Woody Guthrie video (“Dust Bowl Blues”) which displays video of farmers and migrants.

I include an extensive list of source credits in MLA format on the last slide.

CHAPTER CHECKS AND ESSAY PROMPTS

This is a collection of essay prompts and reading quizzes for The Grapes of Wrath.

Activities are divided into chunks of chapters, and there are two different activities per chunk.

I use these to check independent reading progress for two different classes.

There is a total of 10 essay prompts and 6 quizzes.

The quizzes are in a short answer format and prompts illicit higher level thinking.

These are an effective way to evaluate completion of reading assignments,
comprehension of plot, character, theme and symbolism.

Created using Word (editable).

COMPREHENSIVE TEST
This resource is a comprehensive objective test.

I use it as a check after my students' summer reading activity.

There are 60 multiple-choice questions, mainly comprehension.

I provide an answer sheet to make grading easier.

I also have included a key.

I created this resource with Word; it is editable.


CHARACTERIZATION CREATIVE CELL PHONE ACTIVITY

This is a creative assignment I designed to evaluate students' understanding of characters in The Grapes of Wrath; however, it can be used with any character from literature or history...even current "characters" in the news.

The directions for the activity are as follows:

Imagine that your character exists in our society.

Imagine a phone homepage that displays his or her apps.

Choose apps from the following options, and then complete the illustration/discussion component for each. (Brief description= 154-259 words).You may be comical, but be sure to accurately represent your character’s traits as we’ve discussed them so far in the novel.

You will be evaluated on creativity and evidence of your understanding of the plot and character.---

I provide a blank cell phone where students draw or paste a background.

They must then choose options under categories that include:

---entertainment (Netflix, Spotify, and YouTube),
---social connections (Facebook, Instagram, and match.com),
---shopping on Amazon,
---legitimate news, and
---self-indulgence (selfies, bitmoji, ringtones, games).

Students are required to discuss why their character would have accessed or posted various items.

The kids really love this project and I get awesome results. This resource is a comprehensive objective test.


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