Day 2

Of Mice and Men Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Drawing the Bunkhouse

    Kind of Activity:

    individual

    Objective:

    to pay attention to descriptive details and exercise artistic skills

    Structure:

    Of Mice and Men is structured like a stage play, with each section taking place in a single location. Carefully review the details of the bunkhouse - both the description of its appearance and the way it is used in the action. Have students discuss what features of the room need to be in the forefront and where most of the action would play. Whose bunks do we need to see clearly? Which doors and windows are important?

    After the discussion, instruct students to draw their set design for the bunkhouse. For extra credit, offer the...

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