Presentation on theme: "Starter for 10… In your books, list the characters we have met so far. 1.What are they like? Use 3 adjectives to describe each of them. 2.How do they show."— Presentation transcript:
Starter for 10… In your books, list the characters we have met so far. 1.What are they like? Use 3 adjectives to describe each of them. 2.How do they show us what life was like during the Great Depression? 3.EXTENSION: If you were making a film of the book so far, who would you cast in each role. Why? Example: George: bossy, protective, short-tempered. Shows us that there were people helping each other or keeping them company during the GD.
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There are 6 major themes in the book Loneliness (1) Violence (2) Nature (3) Authority (4) Great Depression (5) Dreams(6)
Your task: In your books, create 5 spidergrams for each theme. Off of each one, show evidence either by CHARACTER or QUOTE Violence George threatens to ‘sock’ Lennie Lennie kills the mouse
What does the bunkhouse tell us about what life was like during the Great Depression? Write answer in full sentences using PQE Plenary