Steinbeck Resources for Teachers

Browse through lesson plans for the various works to access activities, assessment ideas, suggestions for further reading, student resources, and more. Detailed, in-depth curriculum is available for Of Mice and Men, The Red Pony, Travels with Charley, and The Grapes of Wrath.

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