Cooperative Group Work to Discuss and Identify the Theme of Loneliness in Of Mice and Men

Unit 9: Of Mice and Men
Lesson 13 of 15

Objective: SWBAT analyze how complex characters in Of Mice and Men interact with other characters and advance the plot or develop the theme by reading Crook’s experience with loneliness and chart how it affects other characters.

Big Idea: "One is the loneliest number..." An oldie but a goody that sets the stage for Steinbeck's theme of loneliness.

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English / Language Arts, Reading, language choice, realism, Literature, Literary Response and Analysis, literary journal, analyze details, historical context clues, historical background, Aristotle, quotations
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