Ch 6: Teaching Of Mice and Men

About This Chapter

Classic literature offers students a look at the writing styles of earlier eras, which can help them gain a broader understanding of writing and culture. This chapter gives suggestions on methods and activities to teach ''Of Mice and Men''.

Teaching Of Mice and Men - Chapter Summary

With the materials in this chapter, our instructors identify techniques you can use to teach Of Mice and Men to your students. Among the resources in this chapter are:

  • General activities and pre-reading activities
  • Questions for individual chapters
  • In-class discussion questions
  • Prompts for journal entries responding to the novel
  • Essay questions

Our instructors have separated this chapter into bite-size chunks of information, because we understand that you don't always have a lot of time for class preparation. All of our lessons are clearly labeled, so you can scroll through the chapter menu and find exactly what you want without any hassle. Review these teaching resources as many times as you need, and remember that they are available online around the clock.

How It Helps

  • Sparks student excitement: Instead of just having your students read the novel, the ideas in this chapter encourage you to create a more interactive learning environment for your students.
  • Offers new perspectives: Even if you have taught this text before, this chapter gives you new ideas and approaches to try out, which may prove more effective and entertaining than your current plans.
  • Increases access to resources: As a teacher, you are always on the lookout for good resources, especially when it comes to teaching the classics. This chapter provides a wide range of teaching resources that are easy to find an even easier to use.

Skills Covered

After you complete this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Create pre-reading activities that get students interested in the novel
  • Develop in-class activities to go over major concepts
  • Establish question lists for each chapter
  • Offer in-class discussion questions
  • Build journal prompts for guided student reading
  • Challenge students with essay questions about the novel

10 Lessons in Chapter 6: Teaching Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men Activities

1. Of Mice and Men Activities

Are you teaching Steinbeck's short classic 'Of Mice and Men'? This lesson will provide activity ideas to help your students better understand the book's characters, themes, and literary elements.

Of Mice and Men Pre-Reading Activities

2. Of Mice and Men Pre-Reading Activities

Getting ready to read 'Of Mice and Men' with your students? Set them up for success with these engaging pre-reading activities. In this lesson, we'll outline several activities you can do with students of mixed ability levels.

Of Mice and Men Chapter 1 Questions

3. Of Mice and Men Chapter 1 Questions

If you're using 'Of Mice and Men' in your class, then you may need some questions to check understanding or prompt a discussion. These questions begin at the recall level and move into higher order thinking.

Of Mice and Men Chapter 2 Questions

4. Of Mice and Men Chapter 2 Questions

Looking for questions on Of Mice and Men that you can use to start a discussion, or add to a quiz? This lesson contains two sets of questions to meet your needs, from a quick reading check to a test essay prompt.

Of Mice and Men Chapter 3 Questions

5. Of Mice and Men Chapter 3 Questions

'Of Mice and Men' is a novel that can be used at a variety of grade levels. This lesson contains questions to help you assess how well your students understand the book's details and big ideas in Chapter 3.

Of Mice and Men Chapter 4 Questions

6. Of Mice and Men Chapter 4 Questions

If you're using Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men' in your class, then you may need some quality questions to go with it. This lesson contains questions that could be used to check student comprehension or drive a class debate.

Of Mice and Men Chapter 5 Questions

7. Of Mice and Men Chapter 5 Questions

Chapter 5 of 'Of Mice and Men' offers a variety of ideas for class discussions, projects, and assignments. This lesson contains a range of questions, from simple recall to deeper ones that will push student thinking.

Of Mice and Men Discussion Questions

8. Of Mice and Men Discussion Questions

This lesson includes questions from John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, aimed at encouraging discussion in the classroom. These questions are organized by theme.

Of Mice and Men Essay Questions

9. Of Mice and Men Essay Questions

This lesson includes essay questions from John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men that will allow students to show a deeper understanding of the novel. The questions are organized by theme.

Of Mice and Men Journal Prompts

10. Of Mice and Men Journal Prompts

Looking for ideas to activate students' writing and critical thinking skills? If so, then read this lesson to discover ideas for creative journal prompts to use while reading John Steinbeck's novel, ~'Of Mice and Men.~'

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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