Monday - End of chapter 1 due. "My American Dream" worksheet. How does the American Dream connect to Lennie and George? Watch the beginning of the movie. Reading time to end class. Chapter 2 will be due on Tuesday.
Tuesday - Begin reading chapter 2 as a class. Review reading and discuss chapter. Great Depression packet work. Reading time. Movie, if time.
Wednesday/Thursday - Comparison poem for Of Mice and Men - "A Time to Talk" by Robert Frost. Discuss and share out. Vocabulary work time. Continue reading and watch movie. Chapter 2 due tomorrow.
Friday - Chapter 3 due on Tuesday. DO NOW: Which character is your favorite thus far? Why? Characterization chart work for Lennie and George. What are idioms? Find two within chapters 1-2. Reading and movie time.