Of Mice and Men


Film Version of Chapters 1 and 2
April 16, 2007, 7:37 am
Filed under: Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Film

What do you think? Is it a good representation of what we’ve read? Did the director pick the right actors for the movie? Is the setting appropriate? What would you have done differently had you been a part of the cinematic team?

Film



Animals
March 28, 2007, 12:27 pm
Filed under: Chapter 1, Chapter 2

What animals have been mentioned in the book thus far, and how are they regarded? Are they respected? Explain  your answers.



Details about Chapter 1
March 26, 2007, 5:19 pm
Filed under: Chapter 1

Here’s a great place for us to combine what was most memorable about Chapter 1. What part of the chapter stood out to you the most? Why?



More on Dreams
March 26, 2007, 5:10 pm
Filed under: Chapter 1, Connections, Dreams, Theme

We now that we’ve thought about what Lennie and George want more than anything, let’s take a second to share what some of our goals are in life.



George and Lennie as Ladies
March 25, 2007, 2:17 am
Filed under: Chapter 1

How would the story change if George and Lennie were girls instead? As you think about this question, view the video below. Respond by commenting once you’ve watched the class project for Chapter 1.



Trouble in Weed
March 25, 2007, 1:08 am
Filed under: Chapter 1, Characters

The last farm George and Lennie worked at was located north of the Salinas Valley in Weed, California. In chapter 1, we find out why they left that ranch.

  • What happened?
  • What does this tell us about Lennie’s character?
  • What was your reaction to this incident?


Lennie and Mice
March 25, 2007, 1:06 am
Filed under: Chapter 1, Lennie

Mouse in hands.

In Chapter 1, we find out that Lennie has an appreciation for petting mice. What was your reaction to the information associated with this quality?



George, Lennie, and Water
March 25, 2007, 1:01 am
Filed under: Chapter 1, George, Lennie

As the two men approach the water, Lennie rushes to it face-first. What does this indicate about his character?

But wait, George quickly tells Lennie to stop drinking the water because he realizes that it’s not running, and that it can’t be good to drink. What does this tell us about his character?

George and Lennie




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