The Grapes of Wrath: Migrant Camps, Weedpatch & Hooverville


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In The Grapes of Wrath, Hooverville refers to _____

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1. The name 'Hooverville' in The Grapes of Wrath comes from _____

2. When Ma Joad makes dinner for her family in Chapter 20 of The Grapes of Wrath, there are other children around the tent because _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help you check your knowledge of migrant camps in The Grapes of Wrath. Where the name Hooverville comes from and what it refers to are some topics covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools aid in testing your knowledge of:

  • Why there are other children around the tent when Ma makes food
  • How the landowners and the police view the government camps
  • The details surrounding Hooverville

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about why the Joads leave the government camp
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why children huddle around the tent when Ma cooks food and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on the migrant camps in The Grapes of Wrath

Additional Learning

Learn more by using the lesson called The Grapes of Wrath: Migrant Camps, Weedpatch & Hooverville. Use this lesson to:

  • Examine the purpose of migrant camps
  • Review attributes of Hooverville
  • Determine what the Weedpatch is