Students Identify and Analyze How Steinbeck's Use of Language Evokes a Sense of Time and Place

Unit 9: Of Mice and Men
Lesson 5 of 15

Objective: SWBAT analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone specifically how the language evokes a sense of time and place by citing evidence and using a T-Chart for analysis of evidence. SWBAT analyze the friendship of George and Lennie by referring to the article of Aristotle’s types of friendships.

Big Idea: As traveling migrant workers in the southwest, what type of friendship did Lennie and George have?

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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
  75 minutes
mice and men
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