The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck
Assignments & Activities
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Sample of Assignments & Activities
Haunted By the Ghost of Tom Joad: The Enduring Legacy of a Mythic Character
Objective: This assignment encourages students to think critically about Steinbeck’s most enduring character, Tom Joad, by analyzing how contemporary musicians have revived and reinterpreted this mythic figure. Students will co...
Images of the "Grape" Depression: A Picture or a Thousand Words?
Objective: This assignment aims at increasing students understanding of the historical context of The Grapes of Wra...