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The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath: Current Events & Pop Culture

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching The Grapes of Wrath Teacher Pass


Teaching The Grapes of Wrath Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
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Sample of Current Events & Pop Culture

The Classic Film

John Ford’s 1940 film version won two Oscars. Here’s a link to the famous speech by Henry Fonda, playing Tom Joad. "Wherever there’s a cop beating up a guy, I’ll be there."