Grapes of Wrath

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Learning Objective

Students will be able to: find parallels between events in the novel “The Grapes of Wrath” (which was based on events in the 1930s) and contemporary events. They will also be able to answer the following Essential Question: How does the story of the Joad family relate to the problems of many working people today?

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.9-10.1
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.9
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

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