Read The Grapes of Wrath, Chapters 13-18.
Common Core Objectives
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.5: Analyze how an author's choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.
- 3 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are...