Read, Write, Learn

Estimated Time: 2.5 - 3 hours


  • Chapters 1-3


  • Create a character list and add new characters as you read.
    • You can use the Character List in the [Lesson Plans and Printable Resources] section.
    • As you are reading this week, write down examples for each character of characteristics/traits that you can infer based on Steinbeck's descriptions or dialogue.
  • Write down any sentences or paragraphs that you like or have special meaning to you in your journal.
  • Pay attention to any words or phrases that you don't understand and write them in your journal. Look up the meanings of these words.


  • Read this article to understand the point of view of this story.

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