Quotes About California in The Grapes of Wrath


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In The Grapes of Wrath, why did the Joad family leave their home in Oklahoma?

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1. In The Grapes of Wrath, the Joads' decision to go to California is prompted by _____.

2. In The Grapes of Wrath, once the migrants reached California they were treated like _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This brief quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of California quotations from The Grapes of Wrath. You can print the worksheet either with or without the answer key.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Below is a list of topics the quiz will assess:

  • Why the Joad family left their home in Oklahoma
  • Reason for the Joads' decision to go to California
  • How the migrants were treated when they reached California
  • Economic situation in California
  • Plight Steinbeck used The Grapes of Wrath to illustrate

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Joad family
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how migrants were treated in California
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about California quotations from The Grapes of Wrath

Additional Learning

Delve deeper into this topic by reviewing the related lesson titled Quotes About California in The Grapes of Wrath. Here's a snapshot of what the lesson covers:

  • Myth about life in California
  • The Great Depression
  • Biblical overtones
  • The Great Plains in the 1930s