Floyd in The Grapes of Wrath


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The reason behind the brochures advertising jobs, which are frequently referred to in The Grapes of Wrath, is _____

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1. In The Grapes of Wrath, Floyd explains that fruit is only ripe for picking for two weeks at a time, and the rest of the time, when there is no work available, the migrant workers _____

2. Floyd tells Al and Tom in The Grapes of Wrath that they've got to leave the camp in secret when they hear about potential work, because otherwise _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the worksheet/quiz to discover what you understand about Floyd in The Grapes of Wrath. For the quiz you'll need to know about certain topics like the brochures advertising jobs and migrant workers picking fruit.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These key points will be addressed:

  • How Floyd informs Tom and Al that they must leave the camp
  • A well-dressed man who offers work to the migrants
  • Somebody in the book who goes to jail

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Floyd in The Grapes of Wrath
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why Al and Tom have to leave their camp
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the migrant workers deal with their potential jobs and Floyd's response to the well-dressed man that offers them work

Additional Learning

For more on the character, review the accompanying lesson named Floyd in The Grapes of Wrath. These areas of study will be considered:

  • The character of Floyd and his sense of purpose
  • How Tom wants to organize the workers for better wages
  • Floyd wanting to help other characters in the book