Analyzing Steinbeck's Theme of Power vs. Powerlessness

Unit 9: Of Mice and Men
Lesson 12 of 15

Objective: SWBAT determine a theme and analyze in detail its development over the course of the story by comparing personal experiences with those of characters in Of Mice and Men. SWBAT identify, analyze, and apply knowledge of the elements of characterization in fiction by using a graphic organizer to locate evidence from the text.

Big Idea: How does Racism and Power versus Powerlessness demonstrate underdog themes?

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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
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